from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Offensive A Chinese man.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A man who is Chinese.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A native of China; a Chinese.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A native of China, or a man of Chinese origin.
  • n. A manufacturer of china.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a ball bowled by a left-handed bowler to a right-handed batsman that spins from off to leg
  • n. (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Chinese descent


From Chinese Pidgin English. A calque of Chinese "中國人", China +‎ -man. (Wiktionary)



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