See also: Brill

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bɹɪl/
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  • Rhymes: -ɪl

Etymology 1Edit

 
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Possibly from Cornish brilli (mackerel), from brithelli, plural of brithel (mackerel), from brith (spotted).

NounEdit

brill (plural brills or brill)

  1. A type of flatfish, Scophthalmus rhombus.
TranslationsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Abbreviation of brilliant.

AdjectiveEdit

brill (comparative more brill, superlative most brill)

  1. (Britain, slang) Wonderful, amusing. Denotes approval of the noun it is applied to, comparable to "cool".

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