I. En ‧ glish 1 /ˈɪŋɡlɪʃ/ BrE AmE noun
1 . [uncountable and countable] the language used in Britain, the US, Australia, and some other countries:
Do you speak English?
leaflets written in plain English (=English that is easy to understand)
2 . the English [plural] people from England
3 . [uncountable] literature written in English, studied as a subject at school or university:
She decided to major in English.
II. English 2 BrE AmE adjective
[ Language: Old English ; Origin: englisc , from Engle 'Angles' ]
1 . relating to England or its people:
the English countryside
under English law
2 . relating to the language used in Britain, the US, Australia, and some other countries: