from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A Chinese man.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A native of China; a Chinese.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun archaic A man who is Chinese.

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

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


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



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