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Britisher

[brit-i-sher]
noun
  1. a native or inhabitant of Britain.
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Origin of Britisher

An Americanism dating back to 1820–30; British + -er1
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Examples from the Web for britisher

Historical Examples of britisher

  • "A Britisher of sorts" had come into the street, guided by an Arab.

    It Happened in Egypt

    C. N. Williamson

  • There had been some dispute about payment, and the Britisher had slapped the dragoman's face.

    It Happened in Egypt

    C. N. Williamson

  • Could not you squeeze this funny little Britisher into your pew?

  • Then all I can say is, Britisher, look out for a busy arternoon.

    One Of Them

    Charles James Lever

  • You'd ha' been a rare chap on a stump, Britisher, that's a fact!

    Luttrell Of Arran

    Charles James Lever


British Dictionary definitions for britisher

Britisher

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