Definition of Chinaman in English:

Chinaman

Syllabification: Chi·na·man
Pronunciation: /ˈCHīnəmən
 
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noun (plural Chinamen)

dated or offensive
A native of China.
More example sentences
  • He arrived to co-host an impressive reception for Chinese Conservatives: Chinamen living in Britain who supported the Tory Party.
  • He plays Lau Xing, a Chinaman who robs the Bank of England of a jade Buddha and gives the bumbling London peelers the slip by accepting the post of eccentric inventor Fogg's valet.
  • When the diminutive Chinaman takes on an entire judo class, armed with staves, his hard won victory carries no conviction.

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