What do the British call tanks?

What do the British call tanks?

Just Ask the British. The German word "panzer" doesn't actually translate to tank, but rather the word means "armor."

What does tank mean slang?

(slang) A very muscular and physically imposing person. Somebody who is built like a tank. noun.

Did the British have tanks in ww1?

British tanks were used with varying success in the offensives of 1917 on the Western Front; however, their first large scale use in a combined operation was at the Battle of Cambrai in November 1917, when nearly 400 tanks working closely with advancing infantry and a creeping barrage overran the German lines in the ...