Probablly the most bashed on country in the world.
Things you should know:

1. Yes, we are aware the term "American" can be used for anyone living in North or South America. The term "British" can be used for someone from Scottland, Ireland, or England. What else do you want us to call ourselves, United-Statesians? Besides, I don't see you calling people from Brazil or Argentina or Cuba American anyways. Why should we?

2. Yes, we are aware our President shows serious signs of mental retardation. All goverments have their problems.

3. We're not stupid. We don't go around speaking "American", laughing at all other "American" speaking countries thinking they stole the idea from us.

4. We're not all crazy extremists or blind conservatives.

5. Your country probally produces almost as much pollution as ours, and seeing as the US is about 3,718,695 cm2 (9,631,420 km2; gasp! an American knowing about the metric system? unheard of!) large and has 302,431,000 citizens, we're not doing that bad.

6. Celsuis- Farheniet, Meters- feet, Pounds- killograms. Gallons- liters. We use both you know.

7. We don't hate all Canadians, Brits, Cubans, and Japaneese people. We don't think all Muslims are terrorists. No matter what Bush says, we most definitely don't eat "freedom fries". We don't all support Iraq. We don't think Pakistan is in Africa.

8. Just because we can't trace our ancestors in America back for 329 years, it doesn't mean we love our country less.

9. Patrioism is never a bad thing. Even if you lived in the crappiest country in the world, it's still your country.

10. No, we don't think everyone in the world celbrates July Fourth with us.

11. We don't eat McDonald's everyday or drive five cars.

12. Not everyone speaks like their from Texas. There are forty-nine other states you know.

13. We don't think we're better than you.

14. Lastly, half the people that bash us are allies with us. Our country has relations in more than half the world. Most likely, we're best friends.
British: "They're bloody pricks too. Look at Bush."

French: "Look at Iraq. What a dumb mistake."

American: "Dude, we know our president's an ass."
by Annoyed Yank September 12, 2007
The most generous, emphatic people on Earth.
And I'm English!
Just bought a £5 quick shop from my convenience store, an American was stood behind me. Based on true experience with Americans.

Checkout Clerk: Sorry, your Credit Card has been rejected.

Me:(Searching pockets, wallet, don't find any cash.) Well, I don't have any more cash on me.

American: Don't worry about it, I'll pay for ya'!
by eden1023 June 10, 2011
Americans are pretty amazing, not going to lie! ;) We are powerful, smart, brave, and generous! Just so you know, I am an American and I have travelled to almost every country in the world, I aced geography which is (oh yeah) REQUIRED to pass lower school so i doubt that any Americans can't locate Europe or anywhere else on a map, I have never ever even been inside a fast food restaurant in my life (shocker eh?), and there is not ONE fat person in my entire private school!!
Person 1 = look at that tall, attractive, well groomed, well dressed, polite guy with amazing teeth!
Person 2 = must be American! :)
by balletgirl941401 July 02, 2010
An overweight individual without any manners, generally ignorant, and quite self centered. This individual is usually unaware of the fact that they are ignorant and believes that others are staring at them because they admire them, when in fact they are staring at them in disgust!
Hey Nigel, who is that fat slob over there with the cowboy hat shoving burgers down his throat?

Oh, he is an American!
by Nigel the Brit August 22, 2008
The most mongrel nation of people without history, culture or a decent sport. Almost had German as its official language, was a British colony, displaced several native races in order to make room for their massive cheesesteak-munching arses. The French, the Vikings even the Russians were in the country before it even had a name. And every other word spoken is "awesome" pronounced "ossum".
Ossum LOL I iz teh pwn suxxor I luv Bin American and CNNT FKIN SPELL!
by Tone2 July 26, 2008
People that stereo type all other ethnicities and nationalities.
A closed mind bigot that resides on the North American continent. A person hated by all other countries because Americans invade them and kill their innocent people.
Chinese Man: "Hey man, you wanna go grab some choy fun or some spare ribs and get a few drinks at Uncle Tso's Fortune cuisine tonight?"

American Man: "fuck no, I don't like chinese food, they probably cookin cats up in there!"

Chinese Man: "well then go fuck yourself, you bigot stereotypical, racist american cunt!"
by DragonBigBall-Z April 16, 2008
A blanket term for a person or group of persons sharing fiscal support of a culture of violence and oppression and linked by the common support in taxes of a corrupt government.
"Shut the fuck up, you stupid useless american."
by Crazy Otto September 17, 2005
1. (Formal) A resident of the Americas, most commonly used to name a citizen of the United States

2. (Real) As an American citizen, I hate calling myself an American, here are my reasons.

Americans are ignorant and respond to anything different from what they are accustomed to as being "stupid" or worse than theirs.

America's most favorite liquid is gasoline, which they eagerly feed over-sized vehicles

Americans cannot pronounce Rrr, they say are.

Americans cannot realize how stupid they actually are being and how limited their knowledge is.

Americans have no taste in culture, architecture, or any form of something other than fast food and television.

The American dream was long-ago demolished from its original European descents during the time of the founding fathers into an ignorant and tasteless existence in identical neighborhoods of the same homes, same cars, same food, etc that is saved from mass-suicide by television and stubborn nationalism.

All that being said please do realize that they are not truly horrible people, and this does not describe everyone who is a documented member of the USA.
I saw a guy who thought a bidet was a urinal and when I told him that was not what he thought it was he ridiculed it and described it as homosexual, naturally it ocurred to me to be an American.
by Ralph D. September 16, 2007

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