The definition of English is someone or something that is from England.(adjective)
English means the language of the United States and England.(adjective)
An example of English is the word music.
English is defined as the language spoken by people of England and the United States.(noun)
An example of English is the language most people speak in London.
See English in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OE Englisc, lit., of the Angles: see Angle & -ish
See English in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English Englisc
Origin: , from Engle, the Angles.
See English in Ologies
See also language.
1. a word, idiom, or feature of the English language occurring in or borrowed by another language.
2. U.S. a Briticism.
3. any manner, idea, or custom typical of the English people. Also called Englishism.
an authority on the English language or English literature.
a word or phrase characteristic of speakers of English in Britain and not usually used by English speakers elsewhere.
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