Anglo /ˈanɡləʊ/


I. noun

(chiefly N. Amer.) a white English-speaking person of British or northern European origin, in particular (in the US) as distinct from a Hispanic American or (in Canada) as distinct from a French-speaker.

they brought in Mexican workers to replace the Anglos on war duty.
there is a feeling among Anglos in Quebec that things will never be the same.
[as modifier]
Anglo neighbourhoods.
‹offensive› an Anglo-Indian.
‹informal› a person selected for a Scottish, Irish, or Welsh national sports team who plays for an English club.

the Scottish Grand Slam side had four or five Anglos.
– origin early 19th cent.: independent usage of Anglo-.

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