n (pl -men /-mən/)
- [dated or offensive] chino (m), chale (mf) (Méx) [fam & ofensivo], canaca (mf) (Chi, Per) [fam & 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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The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.