n (plural -men /-mən/)
- [dated or offensive/anticuado u ofensivo] chino (m), chale (mf) (Mexico/México) [colloquial, offensive/familiar, ofensivo], canaca (masculine and feminine) (Chile, Peru/Chile, Perú) [colloquial, offensive/familiar, 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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In Mexico, today is Conmemoración de la Proclamación de la Independencia. Throughout the country, at 11 o'clock at night, there is a communal shout, El Grito, in memory of Padre Hidalgo's cry of independence from the Spanish in the town of Dolores.