usage note
This word must be preceded by the definite article in the sense shown in 3).
1. (people) 
the Frenchlos franceses
2. (language) 
a. el francés (M) 
3. (hum) 
excuse my Frenchcon perdón
French class/teacherclase f/profesor de francés
4. (general) 
a. francés(esa) 
5. (music) 
French horntrompa f
French kissbeso con lengua or
6. (old-fashioned) (United Kingdom) 
French lettercondón m
French loaf or stickbarra de pan
French window(puerta f) cristalera f
French [frentʃ]
francés; [+ambassador] de Francia;
1 (Ling) francés (m)
pardon my French con perdón (de la expresión)
the French (people) los franceses
French bean (n) (Britain) judía (f) verde; ejote (m); (Méx) poroto (m) verde; (Chile)
French bread (n) pan (m) francés
French chalk (n) jaboncillo (m); jabón (m) de sastre
French doors (n) (US) puertaventana (f)
French dressing (n) (Cookery) vinagreta (f)
French fried potatoes French fries (n) patatas (f) fritas; papas (f) fritas; (LAm)
French Guiana (n) la Guayana Francesa
French horn (n) trompa (f) de llaves
French kiss (n) beso (m) en la boca (con la lengua)
French leave (n) despedida (f) a la francesa
French letter (n) condón (m)
French loaf (n) barra (f) de pan francés
French pastry (n) pastelito (m) relleno de nata or frutas
French polish (n) (Britain) laca (f)
the French Riviera (n) la Riviera francesa
French stick (n)
French loaf See culture box in entry French.
French toast (n) (Britain) (toast) tostada (f); (fried bread in egg) torrija (f)
French windows (n) puertaventana (f)
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