Brill

[ bril ]
/ brɪl /

noun

A(braham) A(rden),1874–1948, U.S. psychoanalyst and author, born in Austria.
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British Dictionary definitions for a a brill (1 of 2)

brill

1
/ (brɪl) /

noun plural brill or brills

a European food fish, Scophthalmus rhombus, a flatfish similar to the turbot but lacking tubercles on the body: family Bothidae

Word Origin for brill

C15: probably from Cornish brӯthel mackerel, from Old Cornish brӯth speckled; related to Welsh brith spotted

British Dictionary definitions for a a brill (2 of 2)

brill

2
/ (brɪl) /

adjective

British slang excellent or wonderful

Word Origin for brill

C20 shortened form of brilliant
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