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Syllabification: brill
Pronunciation: /bril
 
/

noun

A European flatfish that resembles a turbot.
  • Scophthalmus rhombus, family Scophthalmidae (or Bothidae)
Example sentences
  • The lakes, rivers and bay all combine to provide the choicest seafood - brill, turbot and trout.
  • The roasted brill with artichokes and baby potato gratin sounded particularly good.
  • For the main, the Gardener had the roasted brill with scallops, leek risotto with barolo sauce.

Origin

late 15th century: of unknown origin.

Words that rhyme with brill

bill, Brazil, Camille, chill, cookchill, dill, distil (US distill), downhill, drill, Edgehill, Estoril, fill, freewill, frill, fulfil (US fulfill), Gill, goodwill, grill, grille, hill, ill, instil, kill, krill, mil, mill, nil, Phil, pill, quadrille, quill, rill, Seville, shill, shrill, sill, skill, spadille, spill, squill, still, stock-still, swill, thill, thrill, till, trill, twill, until, uphill, will

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adjective

British informal
Excellent; marvellous: a brill new series [as exclamation]: ‘She says I can spend half-term with you.’ ‘Hey, brill!’

Origin

1980s: abbreviation of brilliant.

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