Canadian French

  1. French spoken as a native language in Canada, especially in Quebec province, by descendants of the settlers of New France. Abbreviation: CanF

Origin of Canadian French

An Americanism dating back to 1835–45

Words Nearby Canadian French Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use Canadian French in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for Canadian French

Canadian French

  1. the French language as spoken in Canada, esp in Quebec

  1. denoting this language or a French-speaking Canadian

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