West Briton

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West Briton ‎(plural West Britons)

  1. (Ireland) Derogatory term for an Irish person whose cultural identity is perceived as being very British, or seems to want to be part of British society; Often shortened to West Brit.
    • 1914, James Joyce, "The Dead":
      —Well, I'm ashamed of you, said Miss Ivors frankly. To say you'd write for a rag like that. I didn't think you were a West Briton.