Definition of Brit in English:

Brit

Syllabification: Brit
Pronunciation: /brit
 
/
informal

noun

  • A British person.
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    • I tend to think of the Guardian as a British publication, really of interest only to us Brits.
    • I'm not one of these Brits abroad who rushes each morning to find a British newspaper.
    • It would be nice if there were some actual Brits in the cast, instead of all these colonials.

adjective

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  • British.
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    • In 1990 the British Art Show was a herald of the coming of Brit art.
    • So York traders, parking charges aren't a threat to your businesses - Brit binge drinking culture is much more serious.
    • A role in that other teen Brit landmark Quadrophenia followed, and Winstone seemed destined to become a new star of British cinema.

Origin

early 20th century: abbreviation.

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