See also: brit, Brit., Brit-, and břit

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

1901, either a shortening of Britisher or Briton, or a back-formation from British.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bɹɪt/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪt

NounEdit

Brit (plural Brits)

  1. (informal, formerly offensive) A British person.
  2. A Brit Award, a prize for musicians in Britain.

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AdjectiveEdit

Brit (comparative more Brit, superlative most Brit)

  1. Abbreviation of British.

Proper nounEdit

Brit

  1. Abbreviation of Britain.
    • 1971, U.S. News & World Report, page 30:
      If Brit joins Common Market . . .; terms for Brit's entry agreed upon, U S will face new econ, political, defense problems when Brit joins EEC; []
    • 1999, Who's Who in Asia and the Pacific Nations, 4th edition, Routledge, page 445:
      Worked extensively in Brit and USA on behaviour of biol fluids, particularly blood, also lectured in Brit, Germany, Sweden, Japan, Can, USA, 1960s; []
    • 1996, Michael S. Shull, David Edward Wilt, Hollywood War Films, 1937–1945: An Exhaustive Filmography of American Feature-Length Motion Pictures Relating to World War II, McFarland & Company, →ISBN, page 102:
      34 EVERYTHING HAPPENS AT NIGHT (TCF, Dec) Irving Cummings; genre: Drama; locations: Switzerland, Brit, France; coding: Ital, Pol, Jew, Ger, US-Brit Coop, For Corr, Nazi, Atroc-Conc, Pacifism, Ref, Brit, Am Icons; biases: Anti-Nazi, Pacifist?.
  2. (lexicography) Abbreviation of British English.

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CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

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Brit m (feminine Britka)

  1. Briton

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Further readingEdit

  • Brit in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • Brit in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

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Brit m (plural Britten, diminutive Britje n)

  1. Brit, Briton

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Proper nounEdit

Brit

  1. a diminutive of the female given name Birgitte, variant of Britt