chinaman

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Etymology[edit]

From Chinaman, a dated, now offensive term for a Chinese person. Compare Chinese (unfamiliar, unexpected).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

chinaman (plural chinamen)

  1. (cricket) Older name for left-arm unorthodox bowling action (left-arm wrist-spin)
  2. (cricket) A spin bowler who uses such an action
  3. (cricket) A ball delivered with such an action

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