Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A Frank; a Feringhee or European; a non-Asiatic foreigner.

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  • noun Thailand, sometimes derogatory A Caucasian or a white foreigner; one who comes to Thailand from another country.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • In effect they shut down the airport leaving thousands of farang (farang being the Thai word for a foreigner of European ancestry) tourist stranded.

    WN.com - Photown News

  • In effect they shut down the airport leaving thousands of farang (farang being the Thai word for a foreigner of European ancestry) tourist stranded.

    WN.com - Photown News

  • In effect they shut down the airport leaving thousands of farang (farang being the Thai word for a foreigner of European ancestry) tourist stranded.

    WN.com - Photown News

  • In effect they shut down the airport leaving thousands of farang (farang being the Thai word for a foreigner of European ancestry) tourist stranded.

    WN.com - Photown News

  • In effect they shut down the airport leaving thousands of farang (farang being the Thai word for a foreigner of European ancestry) tourist stranded.

    WN.com - Photown News

  • In effect they shut down the airport leaving thousands of farang (farang being the Thai word for a foreigner of European ancestry) tourist stranded.

    WN.com - Photown News

  • In effect they shut down the airport leaving thousands of farang (farang being the Thai word for a foreigner of European ancestry) tourist stranded.

    WN.com - Photown News

  • In effect they shut down the airport leaving thousands of farang (farang being the Thai word for a foreigner of European ancestry) tourist stranded.

    WN.com - Photown News

  • In effect they shut down the airport leaving thousands of farang (farang being the Thai word for a foreigner of European ancestry) tourist stranded.

    WN.com - Photown News

  • In effect they shut down the airport leaving thousands of farang (farang being the Thai word for a foreigner of European ancestry) tourist stranded.

    WN.com - Photown News

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  • Thai for "guava." Also Thai for "white person." Only the guava is a food, though.

    December 8, 2007

  • Phew!

    September 10, 2008

  • Farang is what Thai people call a foreigner. It is used in English (when in Thailand) when referring a foreigner. It is not derogatory.

    June 8, 2009