Britisher


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Brit·ish·er

 (brĭt′ĭ-shər)
n. Informal
A native or inhabitant of Great Britain.

Britisher

(ˈbrɪtɪʃə)
(not used by the British) n
1. a native or inhabitant of Great Britain
2. any British subject

Brit•on

(ˈbrɪt n)

n.
1. a native, inhabitant, or citizen of Great Britain or the United Kingdom.
2. a member of any of the Celtic-speaking peoples inhabiting Britain S of the Firth of Clyde and Firth of Forth before the Germanic invasions of the 5th century a.d.
[1250–1300; Middle English Breton < Old French < Late Latin Brittōnēs Britons]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Britisher - a native or inhabitant of Great Britain
Great Britain, GB - an island comprising England and Scotland and Wales
European - a native or inhabitant of Europe
English person - a native or inhabitant of England
patrial - a person who has the right to be considered legally a British citizen (by virtue of the birth of a parent or grandparent)
Translations
Britanec

Britisher

[ˈbrɪtɪʃəʳ] N (US) → británico/a m/f, natural mf de Gran Bretaña

Britisher

[ˈbrɪtɪʃər] nBritannique mfBritish Isles npl
the British Isles → les îles fpl Britanniques

Britisher

n (dated US) → Brite m, → Britin f
References in classic literature ?
"There is one thing," he remarked meditatively, "which I can't help thinking about you Britishers. You may deserve it or you may not, but you do have the most almighty luck."
You are Britishers, and you've got one eternal fault.
It seems it was entrusted to our little friend here, to take out to Canoodle Dum, and the poor little chap's gone and lost it; ergo, as we're Britishers, they think we've got it!"
And when at last they reached the trench, those farthest on the left of the advancing Britishers heard a machine gun sputter suddenly before them and saw a huge lion leap over the German parados with the body of a screaming Hun soldier between his jaws and vanish into the shadows of the night, while squatting upon a traverse to their left was Tarzan of the Apes with a machine gun before him with which he was raking the length of the German trenches.
Von Schoenvorts walked in the rear of the column, encouraging Schwartz and laughing at the discomfiture of the Britishers. Dietz, Heinz, and Klatz also seemed to enjoy the entertainment immensely; but two of the men--Plesser and Hindle--marched with eyes straight to the front and with scowling faces.
Imran married a Britisher Jemima and has two children with her.
Sir Timothy Berners-Lee, the Britisher who invented the World Wide Web in 1989, was working at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, at the time.
Its great fun to be a part of this Indian festival of Kite fighting, A[yen] said Britisher Robert Wardle, who came along with his Indian friend to experience the frenzy of the festival, which he happened to watch on TV few days ago.
The 51 year old Britisher took the position at Tata Motors in October 2012 and was hand picked by Ratan Tata to revive the company's dismal performance in the Indian market.
"We are a peace-loving nation, we have to protect our national interests from threats such as piracy and terrorism," he said, adding "In the emerging security scenario, the presence of fighter planes in Thanjavur will not only guard our interests but also give a feeling of safety to our neighbours." Thanjavur airbase was first constructed in 1940 by the Britisher's Royal Air Force (RAF).
Some of the names have been so dramatic that had they been displayed on ensigns in the language of their naval enemies, I have no doubt one lone Britisher could have kept an entire task force at bay.