Meaning of “Englishman” in the English Dictionary


"Englishman" in English

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Englishmannoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɪŋ.ɡlɪʃ.mən/ us /ˈɪŋ.ɡlɪʃ.mən/ plural -men uk /-mən/ us

Examples from literature

  • Then, an Englishman called John Harrison made a new watch with a spring, not a pendulum. 
  • An Englishman, with a red silk shawl over his head, was sketching the city, while an Arab held an umbrella over him. 
  • He found her in the Englishman's front room. 
  • He's there now—waiting to hear that Olivia has married her Englishman, as you might wait to hear that sentence of death on some one you were fond of had been carried out. 
  • I believe I am held in remembrance in the town as a typical Englishman! 
  • Several years ago, an Englishman, by the name of Munro, was killed by a tiger in the East Indies. 

(Definition of “Englishman” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)