Definition of King's English in English:

King's English

noun

  • in the reign of a king, the term for Queen's English
    • ‘He had a tendency to fracture the King's English like he did a rival's race car.’
    • ‘I was given a detention and told off for denigrating the King's English.’
    • ‘One can only write the King's English from a position of solidarity.’
    • ‘‘I do not think I have ever heard someone butcher the King's English so; it is truly horrendous,’ Charles sighed.’
    • ‘The King's English he adores is a dreadful language of pride, privilege and confusion.’