nounBritish informal, dated
- The new orthodoxy preached by the ostensibly liberal apostles of political correctness sanctifies the condom, no longer to be referred to disparagingly as the rubber Johnny or the French letter.
- According to the ad, ‘Julius would like to give you some straight talk about French letters.’
- I had taken some trouble to insert among the smoked salmon and cream cheese, a French letter.
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