Definition of Britisher in English:



  • (in North America and old-fashioned British English) a native or inhabitant of Britain.

    • ‘Of course, the Britishers had no idea of returning the land to Wodeyar, and the betrayed Indian king retreated into a shell.’
    • ‘For most Britishers and Americans, the Iraq misadventure is all about them.’
    • ‘The naive decadence of the Nawab and his subjects which led to a great kingdom being just handed over to the Britishers has been aptly portrayed in the film.’
    • ‘Europe's surplus will not always have America or India to fall back upon, and the Britisher cannot very well assimilate with the other inhabitants of Asia.’
    • ‘At the Bharati Vidya Bhavan scores of Britishers come to learn, along with Indians, the many musical instruments, the languages of India and yoga.’
    • ‘Gandhiji wanted to show the Britishers that an Indian was capable of manufacturing modern medicine at lower price, and that Indians too were as enterprising as Britishers and other Europeans and Americans.’
    • ‘He further said that it was stopped in 1942 by Britishers.’
    • ‘Hindus had fought shoulder to shoulder with Muslims against the British rulers but when the Britishers captured power it was natural for them to go as far as they could to please them.’
    • ‘He took us on a tour of the labyrinth which was a maze of many small tunnels interconnected randomly and the Britishers had had a tough time capturing the place.’
    • ‘What outsiders usually fail to realize, however, is that the British are even more mocking of other Britishers.’
    • ‘Given the fact that travelling was the theme of the exhibition it was appropriate that the two Britishers launch it.’
    • ‘In ‘Horizons’, the cultivation of English-style gardens is depicted as the means by which homesick Britishers could ‘almost forget’ they were in Australia, so deeply did they detest the place.’
    • ‘The Britishers also banned dances in the area of their control.’
    • ‘A Scot with an Indian connection, Fraser incidentally was one of the first few Britishers noted writer William Dalrymple was inspired by during his research for a book.’
    • ‘While Britishers think it signalled the success of their colonisation since the natives took to a foreign sport, the Indians view it as the first major expression of nationalism in the field of sports.’
    • ‘For a long time on (I think) CNN, what was on my screen was news coverage by Britishers, originating in England.’
    • ‘And certainly a good number of Britishers, native and imports, were making good use of India to enjoy their journey.’
    • ‘Deciding to beat them at their own game, the villagers, led by the plucky Bhuvan, challenge the Britishers to a game of cricket.’
    • ‘A team led by Francis Day, which the book proclaims the ‘founder of Madras’, signed a grant with the rulers of the region to hand the Britishers the village of Madraspatnam for two years.’
    • ‘‘I learnt it when you Britishers were in charge here,’ he says.’