Definition of farang in English:

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Pronunciation: /faˈraŋ/

Entry from British & World English dictionary


(Among Thais) a European or other foreigner.
Example sentences
  • The allowance of farangs, or foreigners, into Bangkok for trade was an impetus for the construction of new buildings and roads.
  • The farang then left for Europe, but did receive an e-mail three months later.
  • Rather than putting signs up specifically for farangs who make mistaken assumption, the farang should obey the traffic laws as they stand.


Thai, from frank2.

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