Definition of Frenchman in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈfrɛn(t)ʃmən

noun (plural Frenchmen)

  • 1A man who is French by birth or descent.
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    • 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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