Frenchy

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Etymology[edit]

French +‎ -y

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Noun[edit]

Frenchy (plural Frenchies)

  1. (slang, sometimes derogatory) A native or resident of France, or a francophone, or a person of French lineage.
    • 1903, Baroness Orczy, The Scarlet Pimpernel:
      They seek him here, they seek him there,
      Those Frenchies seek him everywhere.
      Is he in heaven—is he in hell?
      That damned elusive Pimpernel?

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Proper noun[edit]

Frenchy

  1. A short form for various names: Francine, Franchelle, Francoise, etc., e.g. Franchelle "Frenchie" Davis.

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