The English Language

Borrowed Words From
American English

11 Words Listed


American English Language Notes

American English is a version of the English language spoken in the United States of America (North America).

Many of these words began with journalist inventions, in films (movies) or slang.


WordMeaningNotes
blizzard    
hangover    
hindsight    
joyride   Stealing a car to drive it around.
OK   A catch all adjective signifying that all is fine.
radio   The UK word (less used now) is 'wireless'.
raincoat    
rattlesnake   A desert snake that makes a rattling noise with its tail.
stunt    
teenager   Between the ages of 13 and 19.
typewriter    

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