One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Perceived as characteristically French.‘a perfect example of that kind of progressive Frenchy art’
- ‘He might want to think twice about saying some of this Frenchie stuff too far west, though.’
- ‘Don't get me started on that Frenchy boy.’
- ‘The latest offering from Frenchie punksters Burning Heads seems to belie the cliche that punk is dead.’
- ‘You're a second lieutenant in the war room, standing beside General Genocidal as he rants and raves about blowing those Frenchie commies off the face of the planet.’
- ‘We're calling it a protest vote because the majority of Frenchy pundits have done so.’
- ‘There's a spy, a Frenchy villain played by John Malkovich and a slew of stereotypes and loblollies to round off a brisk and very silly little movie.’
1derogatory A French person.
- ‘It's a teenager, a nerdy guy, and some Frenchie.’
- ‘Then how are we to sink the Frenchies and the Spanish?’
- ‘As you may or may not know, it's about Crowe with blond shoulder-length hair being very manly in a naval adventure against the dastardly Frenchies.’
- ‘The Frenchies don't seem to go for them at all on account of some legend or other.’
- ‘Once they discover my special arrangement for shark-feeding with the Frenchies, things get even more crowded.’
- ‘This time, I wanted to sit back and absorb Paris like a true Frenchie in its various cafes.’
- ‘Two nights before Frenchie flew out, we drove back to San Jose.’
- ‘The Frenchies were fascinated with the sheep and cried ‘muttons!’’
- ‘Thanks to him, to what he has achieved, the Frenchies are better accepted here.’
- ‘I got a couple of hours to myself this morning while my family went out to church and my Frenchie was asleep.’
- 1.1Canadian A French Canadian.
- ‘I should have come when the nice Frenchie was still here.’
2British datedshort for French letter
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