Definition of Franglais

1. Proper noun. (often derogatory) French terms or expressions recently borrowed from the English language. ¹



2. Proper noun. (often derogatory) The poor French spoken by anglophones. ¹

3. Noun. (alternative capitalization of Franglais) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Franglais

1. [n]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Franglais

francophone
francos
francs
frangent
franger
frangers
frangibilities
frangibility
frangible
frangibly
frangipane
frangipanes
frangipani
frangipanis
frangipanni
franglais
frangula
frangulic acid
frangulin
frangulinic
franion
franions
frank
frank-fee
frank-fees
frank-marriage
frank-marriages
frank breech
frank breech delivery
frankable

Literary usage of Franglais

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1. Wit and Wisdom: A Public Affairs Miscellany by Colin Bingham (1982)
"Franglais being the polemical term for over- Anglicized French—sold in thousands, ... But Franglais goes marching on. James Morris, English journalist and ..."

2. Adventure Guide by Heather Stimmler-Hall (2004)
"This bi-lingual site suffers a bit from franglais (when it says a flat comes with "towel," it means "linens"), but there's a good selection of private ..."

3. Canada: Ontario, Quebec, Atlantic Provinces by Eva Ambros (1998)
"... mixture between the two languages, forming a newer language often derisively referred to as "Franglais": French sprinkled liberally with English words. ..."

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