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Frenchman

Syllabification: French·man
Pronunciation: /ˈfren(t)SHmən
 
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Definition of Frenchman in English:

noun (plural Frenchmen)

A person, especially a man, who is French by birth or descent.
Example sentences
  • Far from blending in as an ordinary Frenchman among Frenchmen, he himself, a black Martiniquan, was always visible and distinct.
  • They were criticising a Frenchman for being French, which is like moaning that a beach is too sandy.
  • It is something he possessed by birth through virtue of being a Frenchman and for other equally potent but less tangible reasons.

Words that rhyme with Frenchman

Frenchmen, henchman, henchmen

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