American English
1806 (US), American + English. As an adjective, 1892. Proper noun
  1. The form of the English language that is chiefly used in the United States, contrasted with British English or Canadian English and that of other places.
  2. The form of the English language that is chiefly used in North America, contrasted with British English and that of other places.
Synonyms
  • AmE, AE, AmEng, Americanese
  • (English of North America) North American English (NAmE, NAE)
  • (English of the USA) United States English (USEng, en-US)
Related terms Translations
  • French: anglais américain
  • German: US-amerikanisches Englisch, Amerikanisches Englisch (proscribed or nonstandard)
  • Portuguese: inglês americano
  • Russian: америка́нский англи́йский
  • Spanish: inglés estadounidense, inglés americano
Translations Adjective

American English

  1. Of or relating to, or spoken or written in American English.



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