Frenchman


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French·man

 (frĕnch′mən)
n.
1. A man who is a native or inhabitant of France.
2. A man of French ancestry.

Frenchman

(ˈfrɛntʃmən)
n, pl -men
(Peoples) a native, citizen, or inhabitant of France
ˈFrenchˌwoman fem n

French•man

(ˈfrɛntʃ mən)

n., pl. -men.
1. a native or inhabitant of France.
2. a French ship.
[before 1150]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Frenchman - a person of French nationality
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
European - a native or inhabitant of Europe
Gaul, frog - a person of French descent
Parisian - a native or resident of Paris
Breton - a native or inhabitant of Brittany (especially one who speaks the Breton language)
Savoyard - a resident of Savoy
Angevin, Angevine - a resident of Anjou
Norman - an inhabitant of Normandy
Translations
Francouz
franskmand
ranskalainen
Francuz
フランス人男性
프랑스 사람
Francoz
fransman
ชายฝรั่งเศส
đàn ông Pháp

Frenchman

[ˈfrentʃmən] N (Frenchmen (pl)) → francés m

Frenchman

[ˈfrɛntʃmən] nFrançais mFrench mustard nmoutarde f douceFrench polish nvernis m, vernis m à l'alcoolFrench Riviera n
the French Riviera → la Côte d'AzurFrench-speaking [ˈfrɛntʃspiːkɪŋ] adjfrancophoneFrench stick nbaguette fFrench toast n
(US) (bread dipped in egg and then fried)pain m perdu
(British) (= very thin toast) → pain m grillé (d'un seul côté)French window nporte-fenêtre f

Frenchman

[ˈfrɛntʃmən] n (-men (pl)) → francese m

Frenchman

فَرَنسِيّ Francouz franskmand Franzose Γάλλος francés ranskalainen Français Francuz francese フランス人男性 프랑스 사람 Fransman franskmann Francuz francês француз fransman ชายฝรั่งเศส Fransız erkek đàn ông Pháp 法国人
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Cast away at the very bottom of the table was the Professor, shouting answers to the questions of a very inquisitive, deaf old gentleman on one side, and talking philosophy with a Frenchman on the other.
By uniting the several detachments of his command, this officer might have arrayed nearly double that number of combatants against the enterprising Frenchman, who had ventured so far from his reinforcements, with an army but little superior in numbers.
It appears to me," said the daguerreotypist, smiling, "that Uncle Venner has the principles of Fourier at the bottom of his wisdom; only they have not quite so much distinctness in his mind as in that of the systematizing Frenchman.
His title, schoolmaster, would very naturally seem derived from the name bestowed upon the harem itself, but some have surmised that the man who first thus entitled this sort of Ottoman whale, must have read the memoirs of Vidocq, and informed himself what sort of a country-schoolmaster that famous Frenchman was in his younger days, and what was the nature of those occult lessons he inculcated into some of his pupils.
Niepce, a Frenchman, discovered "actinism," that power in the sun's rays which produces a chemical effect; that granite rocks, and stone structures, and statues of metal "are all alike destructively acted upon during the hours of sunshine, and, but for provisions of Nature no less wonderful, would soon perish under the delicate touch of the most subtle of the agencies of the universe.
I will confront my fate like a man and a Frenchman.
Well, then, why ain't it natural and right for a FRENCHMAN to talk different from us?
I like to look at a Russian or a German or an Italian - I even like to look at a Frenchman if I ever have the luck to catch him engaged in anything that ain't indelicate - but LOOKING don't cure the hunger - what you want is talk.
To speak robin to a robin is like speaking French to a Frenchman.
Lorry, it is because I am a Frenchman born, that the thought (which I did not mean to utter here, however) has passed through my mind often.
The Frenchman bowed, and signed William to proceed.
A Frenchman brought it hither, who said, he had ridden night and day to put it into the hands of your highness.