Meaning of “American” in the English Dictionary

"American" in British English

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Americanadjective

uk /əˈmer.ɪ.kən/ us /əˈmer.ɪ.kən/

Americannoun [ C ]

uk /əˈmer.ɪ.kən/ us /əˈmer.ɪ.kən/

(Definition of “American” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"American" in American English

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Americanadjective, noun [ C ]

us /əˈmer·ɪ·kən/

(a person) of or coming from the United States, or of or coming from North America or South America

(Definition of “American” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)