Great Britain

Great Britain
1. a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom (Freq. 1)
Derivationally related forms: ↑Britannic (for: ↑Britain)
Members of this Usage Domain:
parky (for: ↑Britain), ↑baking tray (for: ↑Britain), ↑zebra crossing (for: ↑Britain), ↑sandpit (for: ↑Britain), ↑sanitary towel (for: ↑Britain), ↑signal tower (for: ↑Britain), ↑jumper (for: ↑Britain), ↑remit (for: ↑Britain), ↑groundnut oil (for: ↑Britain), ↑veg (for: ↑Britain), ↑chips (for: ↑Britain), ↑expat (for: ↑Britain), ↑nanna (for: ↑Britain), ↑nan (for: ↑Britain), ↑shop assistant (for: ↑Britain), ↑mo (for: ↑Britain)
Members of this Region:
potted, ↑fly, ↑pawky, ↑dinky, ↑dishy, ↑non-U, ↑u, ↑starkers, ↑boss-eyed, ↑canty, ↑common or garden, ↑groovy, ↑swagger, ↑gammy, ↑all-mains, ↑niffy, ↑swingeing, ↑shirty, ↑snorty, ↑po-faced, ↑peckish, ↑dicky, ↑dickey, ↑potty, ↑whacking, ↑long-dated, ↑short-dated, ↑takeout, ↑take-away, ↑red-brick, ↑redbrick, ↑grotty, ↑post-free, ↑buckshee, ↑made-up, ↑chuffed, ↑jumped-up, ↑toffee-nosed, ↑major, ↑minor, ↑billion, ↑trillion, ↑tod, ↑bloody-minded, ↑cantankerous, ↑bolshy, ↑stroppy, ↑capital, ↑spiffing, ↑top-flight, ↑top-hole, ↑topping, ↑ropey, ↑ropy, ↑gobsmacked, ↑jiggered, ↑buttoned-up, ↑Brummagem, ↑ratable, ↑rateable, ↑unratable, ↑knackered, ↑drained, ↑whacked, ↑manky, ↑tinpot, ↑fuggy, ↑clapped out, ↑ballup, ↑balls-up, ↑cockup, ↑mess-up, ↑clanger, ↑clawback, ↑lucky dip, ↑flit, ↑rustication, ↑perambulation, ↑fare-stage, ↑pony-trekking, ↑rugby, ↑rugby football, ↑rugger, ↑fives, ↑bagatelle, ↑bar billiards, ↑tombola, ↑ludo, ↑shovel board, ↑shove-halfpenny, ↑shove-ha'penny, ↑piss-up, ↑rag, ↑hornpipe, ↑panto, ↑doddle, ↑minister, ↑headship, ↑costing, ↑eleven-plus, ↑11-plus, ↑swiz, ↑MOT, ↑MOT test, ↑Ministry of Transportation test, ↑fire watching, ↑snogging, ↑zizz, ↑dekko, ↑square-bashing, ↑rub up, ↑shufti, ↑action replay (for: ↑Britain), ↑lie-in, ↑point duty, ↑supplementary benefit, ↑social assistance, ↑national assistance, ↑car boot sale, ↑boot sale, ↑invigilation, ↑aggro, ↑punch-up, ↑go-slow, ↑Battle of Britain, ↑arterial road, ↑backbench, ↑bar, ↑ringway (for: ↑Britain), ↑ring road (for: ↑Britain), ↑betting shop, ↑bin liner, ↑boot, ↑bottle bank, ↑caff, ↑carriageway, ↑clearway, ↑climbing frame, ↑common room, ↑countinghouse, ↑croft, ↑crossbench, ↑fascia (for: ↑Britain), ↑delf, ↑dickie, ↑dickey-seat, ↑dickie-seat, ↑dicky-seat, ↑dixie, ↑doorknob, ↑doorhandle, ↑Elastoplast, ↑fairy light, ↑fish slice, ↑fleapit, ↑footplate, ↑free house, ↑front bench, ↑fruit machine, ↑gamp, ↑brolly, ↑glebe house, ↑greengrocery, ↑gun room, ↑Guy, ↑gymslip, ↑hair slide, ↑hall of residence, ↑hard shoulder, ↑highroad, ↑trunk road, ↑home-farm, ↑hosiery, ↑hose, ↑hypermarket, ↑ironmongery, ↑jobcentre, ↑lido, ↑life office, ↑lodge, ↑L-plate, ↑lumber room, ↑macintosh, ↑mackintosh, ↑mac, ↑mack, ↑meat safe, ↑mews, ↑milk float, ↑minicab, ↑minicar, ↑minster, ↑mod con, ↑nearside, ↑nick, ↑overall, ↑boilersuit, ↑boilers suit, ↑Oxbridge, ↑panda car, ↑pannikin, ↑pantechnicon, ↑parka, ↑windbreaker, ↑windcheater, ↑anorak, ↑paternoster, ↑pelican crossing, ↑pillar box, ↑playbox, ↑play-box, ↑plimsoll, ↑plughole, ↑point, ↑power point, ↑public house, ↑pub, ↑saloon, ↑pothouse, ↑gin mill, ↑taphouse, ↑pull-in, ↑pull-up, ↑punnet, ↑push-bike, ↑quarterlight, ↑racing circuit, ↑circuit, ↑redbrick university, ↑rowing boat, ↑scullery, ↑secateurs, ↑sheepwalk, ↑sheeprun, ↑shooting brake, ↑skid lid, ↑skidpan, ↑slip coach, ↑slip carriage, ↑slop basin, ↑slop bowl, ↑stall, ↑stately home, ↑Sten gun, ↑tramcar (for: ↑Britain), ↑tram (for: ↑Britain), ↑strongroom, ↑surgery, ↑tannoy, ↑teashop, ↑teahouse, ↑tearoom, ↑tea parlor, ↑tea parlour, ↑terraced house, ↑titfer, ↑toilet bag, ↑sponge bag, ↑tuck box, ↑tuck shop, ↑underfelt, ↑van, ↑verge, ↑villa, ↑visual display unit, ↑VDU, ↑washbasin, ↑handbasin, ↑washbowl, ↑lavabo, ↑wash-hand basin, ↑wherry, ↑Norfolk wherry, ↑wincey, ↑winceyette, ↑wooden spoon, ↑workhouse, ↑cert, ↑beastliness, ↑cobblers, ↑conk, ↑countenance, ↑physiognomy, ↑phiz, ↑visage, ↑kisser, ↑smiler, ↑mug, ↑noddle, ↑nous, ↑facer, ↑snorter, ↑niff, ↑pong, ↑wheeze, ↑Thatcherism, ↑Fabianism, ↑gutter press, ↑Rediffusion, ↑Magna Carta, ↑Magna Charta, ↑The Great Charter, ↑royal charter, ↑Higher National Diploma, ↑HND, ↑class list, ↑honours list, ↑rota, ↑whip-round, ↑book token, ↑indent, ↑colour supplement, ↑bumf, ↑bumph, ↑double Dutch, ↑gen, ↑Highway Code, ↑Bachelor of Medicine, ↑MB, ↑honours, ↑honours degree, ↑first, ↑first-class honours degree, ↑double first, ↑storm cone, ↑ticktack, ↑shoulder flash, ↑trad, ↑skiffle, ↑argy-bargy, ↑argle-bargle, ↑green paper, ↑plaint, ↑prang, ↑bunfight, ↑bun-fight, ↑jolly, ↑whist drive, ↑Maundy, ↑burnup, ↑race meeting, ↑tuck, ↑plain flour, ↑whole wheat flour, ↑graham flour, ↑graham, ↑whole meal flour, ↑Fanny Adams, ↑high tea, ↑tea, ↑afternoon tea, ↑teatime, ↑nosh-up, ↑ploughman's lunch, ↑hot pot, ↑hotpot, ↑castor sugar, ↑caster sugar, ↑pudding, ↑pud, ↑tipsy cake, ↑pease pudding, ↑roly-poly, ↑roly-poly pudding, ↑suet pudding, ↑spotted dick, ↑tart, ↑Eccles cake, ↑Christmas cake, ↑simnel, ↑teacake, ↑tea biscuit, ↑cookie, ↑cooky, ↑biscuit, ↑Victoria sandwich, ↑Victoria sponge, ↑lemon curd, ↑lemon cheese, ↑chipolata, ↑polony, ↑banger, ↑saveloy, ↑butty, ↑hasty pudding, ↑spring onion (for: ↑Britain), ↑Victoria plum, ↑whitefish, ↑rock salmon, ↑cattle cake, ↑salad cream, ↑clotted cream, ↑Devonshire cream, ↑treacle, ↑golden syrup, ↑bubble and squeak, ↑cottage pie, ↑kedgeree, ↑bitter, ↑pale ale, ↑plonk, ↑Rhine wine, ↑Rhenish, ↑hock, ↑sundowner, ↑scrumpy, ↑cuppa, ↑cupper, ↑gob, ↑al-Muhajiroun, ↑National Trust, ↑NT, ↑Special Branch, ↑Inland Revenue, ↑IR, ↑Ordnance Survey, ↑estate of the realm, ↑estate, ↑the three estates, ↑first estate, ↑Lords Spiritual, ↑second estate, ↑Lords Temporal, ↑third estate, ↑Commons, ↑admass, ↑limited company, ↑Ltd., ↑Ld., ↑slate club, ↑skiffle group, ↑gaudy, ↑beanfeast, ↑Liberal Democrat Party, ↑direct-grant school, ↑training college, ↑Open University, ↑privy council, ↑works council, ↑parliament, ↑conservancy, ↑select committee, ↑Central Intelligence Machinery, ↑CIM, ↑Special Air Service, ↑SAS, ↑Secret Intelligence Service, ↑MI, ↑Military Intelligence Section 6, ↑Security Service, ↑Military Intelligence Section 5, ↑admiralty, ↑county council, ↑British Cabinet, ↑shadow cabinet, ↑High Commission, ↑public school, ↑terrace, ↑spinney, ↑rave-up, ↑local authority, ↑heath, ↑heathland, ↑subtopia, ↑county, ↑county town, ↑shire town, ↑housing estate, ↑stockbroker belt, ↑shire, ↑no-go area, ↑pitch, ↑new town, ↑outport, ↑weald, ↑GB, ↑Home Counties, ↑dale, ↑mere, ↑Anglo-Saxon, ↑backbencher, ↑beadle, ↑berk, ↑boffin, ↑chancellor, ↑Chief Constable, ↑clever Dick, ↑clever clogs, ↑coiner, ↑Colonel Blimp, ↑Blimp, ↑commissionaire, ↑constable, ↑police constable, ↑convener, ↑crossbencher, ↑Esquire, ↑Esq, ↑fire watcher, ↑frontbencher, ↑fruiterer, ↑greengrocer, ↑guvnor, ↑home help, ↑Hooray Henry, ↑inquiry agent, ↑intern, ↑interne, ↑houseman, ↑medical intern, ↑invigilator, ↑justiciar, ↑justiciary, ↑kerb crawler, ↑Lady, ↑noblewoman, ↑peeress, ↑land agent, ↑linendraper, ↑lollipop lady, ↑lollipop woman, ↑Lord Chancellor, ↑Lord High Chancellor, ↑mate, ↑mercer, ↑mod, ↑muffin man, ↑nan, ↑nark, ↑copper's nark, ↑newsreader, ↑news reader, ↑office-bearer, ↑outfitter, ↑parliamentary agent, ↑patrial, ↑peer, ↑peer of the realm, ↑placeman, ↑placeseeker, ↑pointsman, ↑ponce (for: ↑Britain), ↑pork butcher, ↑potboy, ↑potman, ↑preceptor, ↑don, ↑publican, ↑tavern keeper, ↑question master, ↑quizmaster, ↑ranker, ↑ratepayer, ↑recorder, ↑redcap, ↑remover, ↑returning officer, ↑rocker, ↑sandboy, ↑scrimshanker, ↑scrutineer, ↑canvasser, ↑settler, ↑Sir, ↑sixth-former, ↑skivvy, ↑slavey, ↑slopseller, ↑slop-seller, ↑smallholder, ↑sod, ↑spiv, ↑sprog, ↑squire, ↑stipendiary, ↑stipendiary magistrate, ↑stockjobber, ↑stone breaker, ↑sublieutenant, ↑suffragette, ↑supergrass, ↑grass, ↑supremo, ↑tallyman, ↑tearaway, ↑Ted, ↑Teddy boy, ↑Thatcherite, ↑tout, ↑ticket tout, ↑townee, ↑valuer, ↑victualer, ↑victualler, ↑wally, ↑wog, ↑Wykehamist, ↑knock-on effect, ↑medium wave, ↑pot plant, ↑ratables, ↑rateables, ↑smallholding, ↑Crown land, ↑rent-rebate, ↑peppercorn rent, ↑hire-purchase, ↑never-never, ↑sick benefit, ↑sickness benefit, ↑Christmas box, ↑council tax, ↑rates, ↑poor rates, ↑base rate, ↑refresher, ↑water-rate, ↑assurance, ↑giro account, ↑current account (for: ↑Britain), ↑giro, ↑giro cheque, ↑tenpence, ↑threepence, ↑sixpence, ↑tanner, ↑Maundy money, ↑divvy, ↑carry-over, ↑carry-forward, ↑Premium Bond, ↑Civil List, ↑last, ↑quarter, ↑inch, ↑in, ↑perch, ↑rod, ↑pole, ↑stone, ↑bugger all, ↑fuck all, ↑sweet Fanny Adams, ↑milliard, ↑one million million, ↑1000000000000, ↑one million million million, ↑quadrillion, ↑top-up, ↑poverty trap, ↑crick, ↑kink, ↑rick, ↑wrick, ↑dog's breakfast, ↑dog's dinner, ↑appro, ↑hard cheese, ↑fug, ↑ratability, ↑rateability, ↑town gas, ↑derv, ↑clunch, ↑surgical spirit, ↑half-term, ↑vac, ↑November 5, ↑Guy Fawkes Day, ↑sell-by date, ↑quarter day, ↑guest night, ↑rag week, ↑rag day, ↑Boxing Day, ↑Remembrance Day, ↑Remembrance Sunday, ↑Poppy Day, ↑speech day, ↑year dot, ↑kip, ↑question time, ↑judder, ↑shake, ↑scrimshank
Instance Hypernyms: ↑kingdom
Hyponyms: ↑Blighty
Member Holonyms:
Part Holonyms: ↑British Isles
Part Meronyms: ↑England, ↑Northern Ireland, ↑Scotland, ↑Wales, ↑Cymru, ↑Cambria
2. an island comprising England and Scotland and Wales (Freq. 1)
Syn: ↑GB
Instance Hypernyms: ↑island
Instance Hyponyms: ↑Albion
Part Holonyms: ↑British Isles
Member Meronyms: ↑Britisher, ↑Briton, ↑Brit
Part Meronyms: ↑Scotland, ↑Solway Firth

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