Share this entry
britzka Line breaks: britzka
Pronunciation: /ˈbrɪtskə/
(also britzska)

Definition of britzka in English:


An open carriage with a folding hood and space for people to recline.
Example sentences
  • We organize bonfires, grilled suppers, trips by britzkas, and cruises along the Vistula.
  • And the young girl jumped into the britzska, which was admirably arranged for sleeping in, without scarcely touching the step.
  • In summer you go anywhere by a britzka, in winter by sledging cavalcade, in autumn you can take part in the ‘Rydz Party’.


Early 19th century: from Polish bryczka.

Definition of britzka in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources