[ing-glish-muh n or, often, -lish-]
- a native or a naturalized citizen of England.
- an English ship.
Origin of Englishman
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Examples from the Web for englishman
She was not wearing hejab but more surprising that that, is married to an Englishman.50 Shades of Iran: The Mullahs’ Kinky Fantasies about Sex in the West
IranWire, Shima Sharabi
January 1, 2015
Even after he became a citizen in 1955, he regarded himself as an Englishman abroad.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days
December 13, 2014
She was not wearing hejab, but more surprising that that, is married to an Englishman.The Iranian Islamic Fundamentalist’s Handbook on Sex in the West
July 25, 2014
The actor who plays Bassam—bearded, blue-eyed Englishman Adam Rayner—does what he can with the material, but it's not much.Generic and Superficial ‘Tyrant’ Amerisplains the Middle East
June 25, 2014
The second monster was an Englishman, Richard Vyse, who on a visit to Egypt in 1835 became fascinated by the pyramids of Giza.The Nile: Where Ancient and Modern Meet
June 21, 2014
My granddaughter, you may have heard, is engaged to an Englishman.The Spenders
Harry Leon Wilson
"May have its comb clipped if it make over-much noise," broke in an Englishman.
I have never seen a man get off his horse as quick as did that stranger Englishman.
And to that old French province the Englishman of the colonies must go to find his country!Old News
With only whiskers nobody could take Monsieur for anything but an Englishman.Camps, Quarters and Casual Places
- a male native or inhabitant of England
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Word Origin and History for englishman
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