[ ing-gli-sher or, often, -li- ]

  1. a person who translates from a foreign language into English.

Origin of Englisher

First recorded in 1790–1800; English + -er1

Words Nearby Englisher

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How to use Englisher in a sentence

  • 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!"

  • Your sharp tongue may get you into more trouble than you think, my little Englisher!

    Dave Dawson at Dunkirk | Robert Sydney Bowen
  • To you was it given to sit in judgment on the worth of this gallant Englisher, now my son.

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