Definition of Britishness in English:



mass noun
  • The quality of being British or of having characteristics regarded as typically British.

    ‘a brand that used to boast its Britishness on its carrier bags’
    ‘my Britishness comes out in my writing’
    • ‘Generations of British musicians have found Britishness to be a rather thorny subject.’
    • ‘The mid-century wars had generated much patriotic rhetoric in praise of Britishness.’
    • ‘In trying to avoid American terminology, your album tries to translate everything into a Britishness.’
    • ‘The context of the development of television is highly British, in the late-eighteenth-century sense of Britishness.’
    • ‘The unionists have adopted fish and chips as a symbol of Britishness.’