part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or having to do with England, or its people.
- English weather can be damp.
definition 2: of or having to do with the language of England, and other countries such as Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and the United States.
- The students learned about adverbs when they studied English grammar.
part of speech: noun
definition 1: (used with a plural verb) the people of England (usually used with “the”).
- The English enjoy talking about the weather.
definition 2: the language of this country or a manner of speaking that language.
- English is also standard in various other countries such as the United States.
derivation: Englishness (n.)