Meaning of AMERICAN in English

AMERICAN

[noun] [C], [adjective] - (a person) of or from the continents of South or North America, esp. the USHe said he was proud to be an American.They drive a big American car.If something is as American as apple pie, it is considered to be typical of America or Americans.Leather jackets are as American as apple pie and Harley-Davidsons.The American dream is the belief that everyone in the US has the chance to be successful, rich and happy if they work hard.(UK and ANZ) American football (US football) is a game for two teams of eleven players in which an oval ball is moved along the field by running with it or throwing it. Points are scored by moving the ball across the line at the end of the field or by kicking it between two posts.An American Indian is a Native American.See at native.

Cambridge English vocab.      Кембриджский английский словарь.