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british Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun the people of Great Britain
    British people; Brits.
  2. adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Great Britain or its people or culture
    • his wife is British
WordNet

Brit"ish adjective
Etymology
AS. Brittisc, Bryttisc.
Definitions
  1. Of or pertaining to Great Britain or to its inhabitants; -- sometimes restrict to the original inhabitants.
Brit"ish noun plural
Definitions
  1. People of Great Britain.

Webster 1913