American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or characteristic of France or its people or culture.
- adj. Of or relating to the French language.
- n. The Romance language of France, parts of Switzerland and Belgium, and other countries formerly under French influence or control.
- n. The people of France.
- n. Slang Coarse or vulgar language: Pardon my French.
- French, Daniel Chester 1850-1931. American sculptor whose many public statues include the seated marble figure of Abraham Lincoln at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.
- n. A Romance language spoken primarily in France, Belgium, Switzerland, Quebec, Valle d'Aosta and many former French colonies.
- n. People of France, collectively.
- n. informal Vulgar language.
- adj. Of or relating to France.
- adj. Of or relating to the people or culture of France.
- adj. Of or relating to the French language.
- v. transitive To kiss (another person) while inserting one’s tongue into the other person's mouth.
- v. intransitive To kiss in this manner.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The language spoken in France.
- n. Collectively, the people of France.
- From Middle English Frenche, Frensch, Frensc, Frenkisch, Franche, from Old English frencisc ("French", literally "Frankish"), equivalent to Frank + -ish. Cognate with Danish fransk ("French"), Swedish fransk, fransysk ("French"), Icelandic franska ("French"). Compare Frankish. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English, from Old English frencisc, Frankish, from Franca, Frank; see Frank. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“FRENCH FILM: "AROUND A SMALL MOUNTAIN," Jacques Rivette's 2009 story of a woman whose family owns a traveling circus that she has decided to rejoin, in French with English subtitles. 8 p.m.,”
“WELCOME" FRENCH FILM, by Philippe Lioret, about two couples contending with issues of separation and dislocation (in French with English subtitles). 6: 30 p.m.,”
“• Relatively high french birthrate you find is NOT distinguishing between muslim and non-muslim French women.”
“Not just having french ancestry, I mean that he was born and raised in France and was an exchange student at our University and speaks mostly in French.”
“Photo: An invigorating faith in dinner: Wells and the ingredients for a masterpiece (STEVE GOLDSTEIN; FOOD STYLING BY CLAUDIA McQUILLAN) A FRENCH CHEF JUICES UP THE CLASSICSThree and a half years ago, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, the Alsatian-born chef at an expensive French restaurant in New York's Drake Hotel, woke up bleary and decided a glass of fresh carrot juice was just what he needed as an eye-opener.”
“It is you Jeff by ASSIMILATING some behaviour of some french with the whole French population who is activating this flame War.”
“You can find french recipes by searching the internet or buying a French recipe book.”
“When he found out the fast-food chain "Cubbie's" in Beaufort, N.C., had scrapped french fries in lieu of Freedom Fries, Mr. Jones helped bring them to the Capitol in a statement condemning French opposition to the war.”
“NICOLAS SARKOZY, FRENCH PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE (through translator): The French have expressed their desire not to let anyone else make their decisions for them.”
“FRANCOIS FILLON, FRENCH PRIME MINISTER (through translation): The operation conducted by the Zoe's Ark was reprehensible and the French government condemns it.”
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