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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 Englishmen were all men of rank; consequently the odd names of their adversaries were for them not only a matter of surprise, but of annoyance.
And that is but just," said Athos, and he took aside the one of the four Englishmen with whom he was to fight, and communicated his name in a low voice.
answered the Englishmen and the Frenchmen, as with one voice.
Yes," said Athos; "let us give the money to the lackeys--not to our lackeys, but to the lackeys of the Englishmen.
as they called my old dwelling), where the three rogues and the Spaniards all lived together at that time, intending to have a fair battle, and the Spaniards should stand by to see fair play: so they got up in the morning before day, and came to the place, and called the Englishmen by their names telling a Spaniard that answered that they wanted to speak with them.
It happened that the day before two of the Spaniards, having been in the woods, had seen one of the two Englishmen, whom, for distinction, I called the honest men, and he had made a sad complaint to the Spaniards of the barbarous usage they had met with from their three countrymen, and how they had ruined their plantation, and destroyed their corn, that they had laboured so hard to bring forward, and killed the milch-goat and their three kids, which was all they had provided for their sustenance, and that if he and his friends, meaning the Spaniards, did not assist them again, they should be starved.
One of the Englishmen returned very briskly, "What had they to do there?
When they were thus disarmed, and found they had made all the Spaniards their enemies, as well as their own countrymen, they began to cool, and giving the Spaniards better words, would have their arms again; but the Spaniards, considering the feud that was between them and the other two Englishmen, and that it would be the best method they could take to keep them from killing one another, told them they would do them no harm, and if they would live peaceably, they would be very willing to assist and associate with them as they did before; but that they could not think of giving them their arms again, while they appeared so resolved to do mischief with them to their own countrymen, and had even threatened them all to make them their servants.
Even the brutal Usanga must have been impressed by the bravery of his victim since, though he had come to abuse and possibly to torture the helpless prisoner, he now did neither, contenting himself merely with berating whites as a race and Englishmen especially, because of the terror the British aviators had caused Germany's native troops in East Africa.
Frenchmen and Englishmen, Gascon and Provencal, Brabanter, Tardvenu, Scorcher, Flayer, and Free Companion, wandered and struggled over the whole of this accursed district.
And yet ere I have been here an hour I find Englishmen crawling about within it.
I give you my word that there are but three Englishmen in this world whom I would touch save with the sharp edge of the sword: the prince is one, Chandos the second, and you the third; for I have heard much that is good of you.