Indian English

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Indian English

  1. A major dialect of the English language, having many varieties in India, and also spoken by Indian ex-patriates, Indian migrants, and Indian tourists throughout the world.
    • 1986, McCrum, Robert, William Cran, & Robert MacNeil, The Story of English, Viking Penguin Inc., page 329
      Much more common was the bureaucratic use of Indian English. Below the level of the most highly educated, whose English was invariably modelled on old-fashioned teaching, were the English-using clerks of the Imperial administration.