Meaning of “Frenchman” in the English Dictionary

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"Frenchman" in British English

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Frenchmannoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfrentʃ.mən/ us /ˈfrentʃ.mən/ plural -men uk /-mən/ us

Examples from literature

  • A Frenchman travelling in Italy finds almost everything superstitious, and is hardly mistaken. 
  • Let it be Paris, then! said the Frenchman, as though he were speaking of an unknown city. 
  • The Frenchman shrugged his shoulders. 
  • There was no mistaking the eager triumph in the Frenchman's pale face. 
  • Victory in France for France could never mean to an Englishman what it meant to a Frenchman. 

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

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