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American English

noun
1.
the English language as spoken and written in the U.S.
Origin of American English
1800-1810
1800-10, Americanism
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  • American English is Comic English in a pretty particular considerable tarnation degree.

  • In one sense, the American English is older than the Australian.

    The English Language Robert Gordon Latham
  • Mark Twain can be eloquent when the fancy takes him, but the medium he employs is the simplest and plainest American English.

    My Contemporaries In Fiction David Christie Murray
  • American English is Comic English in a "pretty particular considerable tarnation" degree.

    The Comic English Grammar Percival Leigh
  • And, unlike American English, it tends to waver up and down the scale.

    Hanging by a Thread Gordon Randall Garrett
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