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Franglais

[ frahng-gley; French frahn-gle ]
/ frɑŋˈgleɪ; French frɑ̃ˈglɛ /
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noun (sometimes lowercase)

French spoken or written with a large admixture of English words, especially those of American origin.

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Origin of Franglais

1960–65; blend of French françaisFrench and anglaisEnglish
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British Dictionary definitions for Franglais

Franglais
/ (French frɑ̃ɡlɛ) /

noun

informal French containing a high proportion of words of English origin

Word Origin for Franglais

C20: from French français French + anglais English
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