noun/nombre (plural -men /-mən/)
- [dated or offensive/anticuado u ofensivo] chino (masculine), chale (masculine and feminine) (Mexico/México) [colloquial/familiar] [offensive/ofensivo], canaca (masculine and feminine) (Chile) (Peru/Perú) [colloquial/familiar] [offensive/ofensivo]More example sentences
- He arrived to co-host an impressive reception for Chinese Conservatives: Chinamen living in Britain who supported the Tory Party.
- He plays Lau Xing, a Chinaman who robs the Bank of England of a jade Buddha and gives the bumbling London peelers the slip by accepting the post of eccentric inventor Fogg's valet.
- When the diminutive Chinaman takes on an entire judo class, armed with staves, his hard won victory carries no conviction.
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Mexico's muralist movement flourished between the two World Wars during a time of nationalist fervor. It was led by Diego Rivera, José Clemente Orozco, and David Alfaro Siqueiros. Their work reflected revolutionary themes and working-class struggle. They decorated many public buildings.