- a spinning motion imparted to a ball, especially in billiards.
- body English.
verb (used with object)
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Origin of English
OTHER WORDS FROM English
Example sentences from the Web for English
In one respect her Englishness of accent was less an imitation or an affectation than a certain form of politeness and modesty.The Cup of Fury|Rupert Hughes
The intense Englishness of them hit one in the face like a well-directed blow from a powerful fist.In the Wilderness|Robert Hichens
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
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
Democracy in England has been the chief representative of veritable Englishness up to these days.The Mirrors of Downing Street|Harold Begbie
British Dictionary definitions for English
Derived forms of EnglishEnglishness, noun
Idioms and Phrases with English
see body English; in plain English.