brill

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɹɪl/
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  • Rhymes: -ɪl

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

brill (plural brills or brill)

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

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From brillar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

brill m (plural brills)

  1. bird call
  2. decoy bird
    Synonyms: munta, reclam

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