- a spinning motion imparted to a ball, especially in billiards.
- body English.
verb (used with object)
Origin of English
OTHER WORDS FROM English
Examples from the Web for englishness
All that is most characteristic of Tennyson, even his Englishness, is gathered up in this poem of six stanzas.Introduction to Robert Browning|Hiram Corson
But I do maintain that the Englishness of Boston has been seriously exaggerated.Your United States|Arnold Bennett
Democracy in England has been the chief representative of veritable Englishness up to these days.The Mirrors of Downing Street|Harold Begbie
He was still looking at her, as if in enjoyment of the Englishness and freshness of which he had spoken.With Edged Tools|Henry Seton Merriman
The Englishness of his landscapes makes Gainsborough popular.English Painters|Harry John Wilmot-Buxton
British Dictionary definitions for englishness
Derived forms of EnglishEnglishness, noun
Idioms and Phrases with englishness
see body English; in plain English.