Definition of Brit in English:

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Brit

Pronunciation: /brɪt/
informal

noun

A British person.
Example sentences
  • 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

British.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with Brit

acquit, admit, backlit, bedsit, befit, bit, Britt, chit, commit, demit, dit, emit, fit, flit, frit, git, grit, hit, intermit, it, kit, knit, legit, lickety-split, lit, manumit, mishit, mitt, nit, omit, outsit, outwit, permit, pit, Pitt, pretermit, quit, remit, retrofit, sit, skit, slit, snit, spit, split, sprit, squit, submit, transmit, twit, whit, wit, writ, zit

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