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noun, plural French·ies.
  1. Informal. a native or inhabitant of France or a person of French descent.
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adjective, French·i·er, French·i·est.
  1. characteristic or suggestive of the French people, French culture, etc.
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Origin of Frenchy

First recorded in 1820–30; French + -y1, -y2
Related formsFrench·i·ly, adverbFrench·i·ness, noun
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  1. characteristic of or resembling the French
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noun plural -ies
  1. a name for a French person
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