english
noun.
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
noun.
the people of England
noun.
the discipline that studies the English language and literature
noun.
(sports) the spin given to a ball by striking it on one side or releasing it with a sharp twist
Synonym: side
adj.
of or relating to or characteristic of England or its culture or people
English history|the English landed aristocracy|English literature
adj.
of or relating to the English language