1 definition by John Smith Jones Rhys-Mogg

A person from England, Wales or Scotland. Northern Ireland is not included as the full formal title of the UK is 'the United Kingdom of Great Britain AND Northern Ireland'. Ireland is not British. Britishness is sort of an umbrella nationality foisted upon people which has now partially grafted. Within Britain most people primarliy express their loyalties to either England, Walse or Scotland, depending on thier particular circumstances, and thereafter to Britainor not as in many cases.
British person. British person, british person.

A Scottish/Welsh person supporting an English athlete in the Olympics while supporting whoever plays England at just about any other sporting occassion!

The practice of English commentators describing Scottish/Welsh athletes as British while they are successful while using their primary nationality in defeat!