Crossword clues for brit
- Yank's friend across the pond
- Yank, before there were yanks
- UK person
- U.S. : Grammy :: U.K. : __
- Tyre changer
- Tyre buyer
- Tube rider, perhaps
- Tube rider, e.g
- Traveller in London's Tube
- Tom Daley, Tom Hardy, Tom Felton, or Tom Riddle, for examples
- To whom our ''millions'' are ''billions''
- Theatregoer, quite possibly
- Subject of Queen Elizabeth, informally
- Subject of PM Theresa May
- Subject of Elizabeth
- Spears, for short
- Rocker from '60s "Invasion"
- Rocker from '60s "invasion," slangily
- Ringo or Paul, e.g
- Prince Charles or Tony Blair, e.g
- Pounds spender, informally
- Pound holder
- Political commentator Hume
- Person from Wales, for short
- Person from London
- Paul, John, Ringo or George, e.g
- One with a spare in his boot
- One whose car has a bonnet and tyres
- One who's happy about acquiring a few extra pounds, informally
- One who's "knackered" when exhausted, informally
- One who might keep a torch in his boot
- One who carefully counts pounds
- One who calls quotation marks "inverted commas"
- One under Elizabeth II
- One queued up for petrol
- One putting a tyre into a boot
- One in a lift, maybe
- One from England, for short
- One from England
- Nottingham native
- Native of England, for short
- Native Londoner
- Mick Jagger, slangily
- Mick Jagger or Pete Townshend, for short
- Many an eel pie eater
- Many a theatre attendee
- Many a bangers-and-mash eater
- Man of Mayfair
- Lorry driver, e.g
- Londoner, colloquially
- Londoner for short
- London resident, for short
- London native, for short
- Liverpudlian or Londoner, for example
- Lancastrian or Liverpudlian
- K-Fed's ex, in tabloids
- John or Lennon
- John Bull, for one
- Greenwich guy, for short
- Gent from London
- G.B. resident
- Fox News journalist Hume
- Fox News anchor Hume
- Fergie for one
- Elton John or Tony Blair
- Elton John or John Lennon. e.g
- Elton John or John Lennon
- Dover denizen
- Coventry chap
- Cockney or Cantabrigian
- Chap from London, say
- Chap from Cheshire
- Cantab, for one
- Bloke, say
- Bloke from Bristol
- Bloke from Blackpool
- Benedict Cumberbatch, e.g
- Bath occupant, say
- Any member of the Spice Girls, e.g
- Any Londoner
- Adele or Ed Sheeran
- "The Vanishing Half" author Bennett
- "On the Record" host Hume
- "Old chap" speaker
- "Blimey!" sayer
- Englishman, in slang
- Tommy Atkins, e.g.
- Fergie, for one
- Londoner, e.g., informally
- Yank ally
- Jolly old chap
- Falklands war participant
- Subject of Elizabeth, briefly
- One wearing pyjamas?
- Liverpudlian, e.g.
- Londoner or Liverpudlian, e.g.
- "I say!" sayer
- One who says "I say, old chap"
- Old chap, say
- Elton John, e.g.
- One who watches the telly
- Londoner, e.g., for short
- Telly watcher
- Person under the Union Jack
- One who puts U in disfavor?
- One who may say "I say" a lot
- London native, informally
- Programme watcher, say
- One who says "loo" instead of "john"
- Piltdown man, say
- "I say" sayer
- Dover soul?
- One loyal to the Union Jack, informally
- Musical lead-in to pop
- One from London Town, e.g.
- Londoner or Glaswegian, informally
- A native or inhabitant of Great Britain
- The young of a herring or sprat or similar fish
- Minute crustaceans forming food for right whales
- Young herring
- Englishman, for short
- Small herring
- Coin about right for one from these shores
- One of many voting in referendum for 18, lacking guts
- Londoner or Liverpudlian, for short
- Eur. country
- Newsman Hume
- Eur. land
- Londoner, informally
- WWII ally
- Pram pusher
- Londoner, for short
- Liverpudlian, e.g
- Tony Blair, for one
- "Blimey!" blurter
- Yank's ally, often
- Prince Charles, for one
- Petrol pumper
- Manchester man
- Bloke from Stoke-on-Trent
- UK resident
- Richard Branson, e.g
- London chap
- Blackpool bloke
- Birmingham bloke
- U.K. native
- Man from Manchester
- Englishman, slangily
- Elton John or John Lennon, briefly
- Brolly carrier
- Person from England
- One who works to gain pounds?
- Mick Jagger, e.g
- Londoner, for one
- Londoner, briefly
- London local
- Liverpudlian, for one
- Liverpudlian or Londoner, briefly
- Lad from Leeds
- Hume of Fox News
- Herring young
- Gordon Brown, for one
- England native, for short
- Elton John or Paul McCartney, e.g
- Chelsea chap
- Bloke from Bath
- Blighty blighter
- Blighter from Blighty
- Avon lady, e.g.?
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Brit \Brit\, Britt \Britt\, n. (Zo["o]l.)
The young of the common herring; also, a small species of herring; the sprat.
The minute marine animals (chiefly Entomostraca) upon which the right whales feed.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
U.S. colloquial shortening of Britisher or Briton, 1901, formerly (in common with Britisher) highly offensive to Englishmen traveling in the States, who regarded it as yet another instance of the "odious vulgarism" of the Americans, but Bret and Bryt were common Old English words for the (Celtic) Britons and survived until c.1300. In Old French, Bret as an adjective meant "British, Breton; cunning, crafty; simple-minded, stupid."
Etymology 1 alt. 1 (context transitive English) To break in pieces; divide. 2 (context transitive English) To bruise; indent. 3 (context intransitive English) To fall out or shatter (as overripe hops or grain). 4 (context intransitive dialectal English) To fade away; alter. vb. 1 (context transitive English) To break in pieces; divide. 2 (context transitive English) To bruise; indent. 3 (context intransitive English) To fall out or shatter (as overripe hops or grain). 4 (context intransitive dialectal English) To fade away; alter. Etymology 2
alt. 1 One of the young of herrings, sprats etc 2 One of the tiny crustaceans, of the genus (taxlink Calanus genus noshow=1), that are part of the diet of right whales. n. 1 One of the young of herrings, sprats etc 2 One of the tiny crustaceans, of the genus (taxlink Calanus genus noshow=1), that are part of the diet of right whales. Etymology 3
alt. brit milah n. brit milah
Brit, Brits or BRIT may refer to:
- British people, nationals or natives of, the United Kingdom, its territories, the Crown dependencies; and their descendants
- The Brit Awards, the British Phonographic Industry's annual pop music awards
- Bedford Road Invitational Tournament, a basketball tournament held in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
- Brit milah, the circumcision of a Jewish baby boy on the eighth day of life
- Brit (comics), an Image Comics superhero and series
Usage examples of "brit".
Which frequently happened, since Brit was becoming a prey to rheumatism that sometimes kept him in bed, and Frank occasionally indulged himself in a gallon or so of bad whisky and suffered afterwards from a badly deranged digestion.
She was continually worrying over rattlesnakes and diphtheria and pneumonia, and begging Brit to sell out and live in town.
Then she wrote acrimoniously, reminding Brit of his duty to his children.
She was slaving for them as she had never thought to slave when Brit promised to honor and protect her, but the fact remained that he was their father even if he did not act like one.
In a week Brit wrote a brief, matter-of-fact letter to Minnie and enclosed a much-worn ten-dollar banknote.
And as the years passed and their address remained the same, Brit became fixed in the belief that the Casa Grande was all that its name implied, and perhaps more.
Frank Johnson had the horses saddled and it was time to go, yet Brit lingered, uneasily conscious that his habitation was lacking in many things which a beautiful young woman might consider absolute necessities.
Lorraine had washed the dishes and was tidying the room and looking at her father now and then in a troubled, questioning way of which Brit was quite oblivious.
She wanted to be near somebody just then, and after all, Brit was her father, and his silence was not the inertia of a dull mind, she knew.
You will also see that Brit Hunter had reasons for believing that the business of ranching in the Sawtooth country might be classed as extra hazardous, and for saying that it took nerve just to hang on.
The man from Whisper, whom Brit had spoken of as Al, had not returned.
Sugar Spring, and from there up Spirit Canyon the climb was so tedious and steep that Brit took a full hour for the trip, resting the team often because they were soft from the new grass diet and sweated easily.
It was a futile question, because Brit was already going off into unconsciousness.
Lorraine knelt beside Brit and began stroking his forehead softly, as is the soothing way of women with their sick.
Whereupon he turned abruptly to the door of the other room, glanced in at Brit and beckoned Lorraine with an upraised finger.