the English language as spoken and written in England and as distinguished esp. from American English
The English language used in England as distinguished from that used elsewhere.
- The English language as written and spoken in the United Kingdom (in contrast with other places, particularly other countries where English is predominant or at least an important language)
- BBC English
- Commonwealth English
- English English
- Elizabethan English
- Estuary English
- Irish English
(comparative more British English, superlative most British English)
- Of or relating to, or spoken or written in British English.