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  • n. Plural form of farang.


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  • Osborne meets and befriends a series of foreigners or 'farangs', curiously mostly former military men, on the lam in Bangkok.


  • Soon two more "farangs", another Thai friend from our group and another friend from the streets showed up.

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  • Well this certainly applies to northern Thailand, where an increasing number of eco-conscious "farangs," as western visitors with white skin are known here, come for a relaxing break among the pachyderms.

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  • In fact the Thai drivers seem very courteous and aware of unsteady "farangs" on bikes! TravelStream™ — Recent Entries at

  • I notice on this street, full with farangs—they wear short pants, colored hats, clothes too tight or too loose; people in my village think that looks rude—on this street almost all Thai people sell to farangs.

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  • When we go somewhere special to us—Erawan, Wat Tham Mongkorn Thong—farangs are always there.

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  • Of course, somewhere in my mind I know that the poor farangs I see are not truly poor.

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  • He tells me this is what the farangs like, and he shows me his silver: some dangling earrings, some jumbled bracelets.

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  • After listening to three Thai officials deliver scripted pleas for the millions of dollars needed to repair tourism infrastructure for the visiting farangs, he took the mike.

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  • I remember when I was going out with a Thai girl in Bangkok and she asked me why so many farangs, white people, have the same names, such as John, Dave, Mike etc.

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