Synonyms of english


1. English, English language, West Germanic, West Germanic language

usage: an Indo-European language belonging to the West Germanic branch; the official language of Britain and the United States and most of the commonwealth countries

2. English, English people, nation, land, country

usage: the people of England

3. English, humanistic discipline, humanities, liberal arts, arts

usage: the discipline that studies the English language and literature

4. English, side, spin

usage: (sports) the spin given to a ball by striking it on one side or releasing it with a sharp twist


1. English

usage: of or relating to or characteristic of England or its culture or people; "English history"; "the English landed aristocracy"; "English literature"

2. English

usage: of or relating to the English language

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