• English Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A kind of printing type, in size between Pica and Great Primer. See Type.
  2. (a.) Of or pertaining to England, or to its inhabitants, or to the present so-called Anglo-Saxon race.
  3. (n.) Collectively, the people of England; English people or persons.
  4. (v. t.) To translate into the English language; to Anglicize; hence, to interpret; to explain.
  5. (a.) See 1st Bond, n., 8.
  6. (n.) A twist or spinning motion given to a ball in striking it that influences the direction it will take after touching a cushion or another ball.
  7. (v. t.) To strike (the cue ball) in such a manner as to give it in addition to its forward motion a spinning motion, that influences its direction after impact on another ball or the cushion.
  8. (n.) The language of England or of the English nation, and of their descendants in America, India, and other countries.


• Englishwoman Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) Fem. of Englishman.

• Englishism Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A quality or characteristic peculiar to the English.
  2. (n.) A form of expression peculiar to the English language as spoken in England; an Anglicism.