Definition of Frenchman in English:


Line breaks: French|man
Pronunciation: /ˈfrɛn(t)ʃmən

noun (plural Frenchmen)

1A man who is French by birth or descent.
More 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.
2A knife with a right-angled bend in its blade, used in bricklaying.

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