English person


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Noun1.English person - a native or inhabitant of England
England - a division of the United Kingdom
Brit, Britisher, Briton - a native or inhabitant of Great Britain
Englishman - a man who is a native or inhabitant of England
Englishwoman - a woman who is a native or inhabitant of England
Anglo-Saxon - a native or inhabitant of England prior to the Norman Conquest
Anglo-Saxon - a person of Anglo-Saxon (especially British) descent whose native tongue is English and whose culture is strongly influenced by English culture as in WASP for `White Anglo-Saxon Protestant'; "in the ninth century the Vikings began raiding the Anglo-Saxons in Britain"; "his ancestors were not just British, they were Anglo-Saxons"
Anglo-Indian - a person of English citizenship born or living in India
pom, pommy - a disparaging term for a British person
Cantabrigian - a resident of Cambridge
Lancastrian - a resident of Lancaster
Lancastrian - a member (or supporter) of the house of Lancaster
Geordie - a native of Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Hanoverian - a member (or supporter) of the house of Hanover
Liverpudlian, Scouser - a native or resident of Liverpool
Londoner - a native or resident of London
Mancunian - a native or resident of Manchester
Oxonian - a native or resident of Oxford
Brummie, Brummy - a native or resident of Birmingham, England
Mackem - a native of Sunderland
Sassenach - the Scots' term for an English person
Tyke - a native of Yorkshire
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in classic literature ?
Directly you met an English person, of the middle classes, you were conscious of an indefinable sensation of loathing; directly you saw the brown crescent of houses above Dover, the same thing came over you.
Muff, whom she used to take into her private room, and of whom she won large sums at ecarte--of which fact, I say, and of a hundred of her other knaveries, the Countess de Borodino informs every English person who stops at her establishment, and announces that Madame Rawdon was no better than a vipere.
"Why, it is practically certain that you are the first English person who has ever been to just this part of it."
'It was very exciting for me as I was the only English person in the show and all my part was entirely in French.
And every English person is all the worse for that.
Virtually every English person, male and female, I have met in the past 10 years feels that their nationality is English, and not British.
If there's an English person involved, you can guarantee before long they'll dust off that old chestnut about the friend-of-a-friend who walked into a pub where, until the very microsecond they cracked the door open, everyone had been speaking English.
If the aim is to prevent any English person living in Welsh-speaking communities then, whether they deny it or not, that IS a racist decision.
As an English person living in Wales I feel leading figures in this New Labour administration have done incalculable damage to race relations.
``Hundreds of talented young Welsh musicians, performers and their parents disappointed for one English person -- so much for a proud devolved Wales.
"Thank goodness it wasn't an English person that made these comments, that would have been sickening but I would imagine he would regret it in the cold light of day."
And this was 56-year-old Ian Holloway attempting to clear up his comments about the EU imposing the new handball rule on us: "As an English person, I'm sick and fed up of being told what we've got to do by people who aren't ruling our country."