Englishman


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Eng·lish·man

 (ĭng′glĭsh-mən)
n.
1. A man who is a native or inhabitant of England.
2. A man of English ancestry.

Englishman

(ˈɪŋɡlɪʃmən)
n, pl -men
(Peoples) a male native or inhabitant of England

Eng•lish•man

(ˈɪŋ glɪʃ mən or, often, -lɪʃ-)

n., pl. -men.
a native or inhabitant of England.
[before 950]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Englishman - a man who is a native or inhabitant of EnglandEnglishman - a man who is a native or inhabitant of England
England - a division of the United Kingdom
English person - a native or inhabitant of England
John Bull, limey - a man of English descent
Cornishman - a man who is a native or inhabitant of Cornwall
burgher, burgess - a citizen of an English borough
Jacobean - any distinguished personage during the reign of James I
Tory - a member of political party in Great Britain that has been known as the Conservative Party since 1832; was the opposition party to the Whigs
Whig - a member of the political party that urged social reform in 18th and 19th century England; was the opposition party to the Tories

Englishman

noun
Quotations
"There is in the Englishman a combination of qualities, a modesty, an independence, a responsibility, a repose, combined with an absence of everything calculated to call a blush into the cheek of a young person, which one would seek in vain among the Nations of the Earth" [Charles Dickens Our Mutual Friend]
"An Englishman, even if he is alone, forms an orderly queue of one" [George Mikes How to be An Alien]
Proverbs
"An Englishman's home is his castle"
Translations
رَجُلٌ اِنْـجِليزيّشَخْص إنْجليزي
англичанин
Angličan
englænder
englantilainen
Englez
angol ember
Englendingur
イングランド人男性
잉글랜드 사람
Angličan
Anglež
engelsman
ชายชาวอังกฤษ
đàn ông Anh

Englishman

[ˈɪŋglɪʃmən] N (Englishmen (pl)) → inglés m

Englishman

[ˈɪŋglɪʃmən] nAnglais mEnglish speaker nanglophone mfEnglish-speaking [ˈɪŋglɪʃspiːkɪŋ] adj
(with English as mother tongue)anglophone
(= able to speak English) → qui parle anglais

Englishman

[ˈɪŋglɪʃmən] (-men (pl)) ninglese m

English

(ˈiŋgliʃ) adjective
of England or its inhabitants. three English people; the English language.
noun
the main language of England and the rest of Britain, North America, a great part of the British Commonwealth and some other countries. He speaks English.
Englishmanfeminine ˈEnglishwoman noun
a person born in England.

Englishman

رَجُلٌ اِنْـجِليزيّ Angličan englænder Engländer Εγγλέζος inglés englantilainen Anglais Englez inglese イングランド人男性 잉글랜드 사람 Engelsman engelskmann Anglik inglês англичанин engelsman ชายชาวอังกฤษ İngiliz đàn ông Anh 英国人
References in classic literature ?
The day after that in which the scene we have just described had taken place on the road between Bellegarde and Beaucaire, a man of about thirty or two and thirty, dressed in a bright blue frock coat, nankeen trousers, and a white waistcoat, having the appearance and accent of an Englishman, presented himself before the mayor of Marseilles.
The Englishman seemed to appreciate this extreme delicacy, made his bow and went away, proceeding with a characteristic British stride towards the street mentioned.
A dry-looking Englishman, in high boots and a short jacket, clean-shaven, except for a tuft below his chin, came to meet him, walking with the uncouth gait of jockey, turning his elbows out and swaying from side to side.
Which only gives us a greater desire to know the real ones," replied the Englishman.
I bet fifty imperials"- he spoke French that the Englishman might understand him, but he did, not speak it very well- "I bet fifty imperials.
The Englishman replied, like a rough tarpaulin, "They might starve; they should not plant nor build in that place.
With its huge wings partly closed for the dive and its white robe fluttering in its wake, the apparition swooped down upon the Englishman.
Numabo was in the forefront, a fact which taken in connection with his considerably greater size and more warlike appearance, indicated him as the natural target and it was at Numabo that the Englishman aimed his first shot.
Trent was seized upon by an Englishman who was representing the Bekwando Land and Mining Investment Company and, before he could regain Da Souza, a few rapid sentences had passed between the latter and his brother in Portuguese.
There was a young Englishman, for instance, whose name, it appeared, was Gaynsforth, with whom, after a drink or two at the bar, he speedily became on almost intimate terms.
So gaunt were these poor folk, so worn and spent--with bent and knotted frames, and sullen, hopeless, mutinous faces--that it made the young Englishman heart-sick to look upon them.
The sight of the civilized girl and the dapper, khaki clad Englishman had aroused in Korak memories long dormant.