Frenchify

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French +‎ -ify.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: frĕnchʹĭfī, IPA(key): /ˈfrɛntʃɪfaɪ/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

Frenchify (third-person singular simple present Frenchifies, present participle Frenchifying, simple past and past participle Frenchified)

  1. (transitive) To make (something) more French in appearance or character.
    This café likes to Frenchify the names of its dishes to make them sound better than they actually are — they call their fish and chips "poisson-frites".
  2. (intransitive) To become more French.
    (The addition of quotations indicative of this usage is being sought):

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