brill

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Etymology 1[edit]

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Possibly from Cornish brilli (brilli), from brithelli, plural of brithel (mackerel), from brith (spotted)

Noun[edit]

brill (plural brills)

  1. A type of flatfish, Scophthalmus rhombus.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Abbreviation of brilliant.

Adjective[edit]

brill (comparative more brill, superlative most brill)

  1. (UK, slang) Wonderful, clever, amusing. Denotes approval of the noun it is applied to, comparable to "cool".

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