[ ing-gli-sher or, often, -li- ]
/ ˈɪŋ glɪ ʃər or, often, -lɪ- /


a person who translates from a foreign language into English.

Origin of Englisher

First recorded in 1790–1800; English + -er1
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Examples from the Web for englisher

  • They've got as many virtues as any Englisher that ever snivelled prayer and shortened yardstick.

    The Yeoman Adventurer|George W. Gough
  • Perhaps this was policy, for generally the Turkish prisoners would remark: "Englisher very good—German damn bad!"

  • And the name stuck, and he was no more known as the "Englisher."