French

usage note
This word must be preceded by the definite article in the sense shown in 3).
French
noun
1. (language) 
Sir, do you speak French?Señor, ¿habla usted francés?
adjective
2. (of French origin) 
a. francés 
My French friend is an excellent chef.Mi amigo francés es un chef excelente.
plural noun
3. (the inhabitants of France) 
The French invaded Mexico on May 5th, 1862.Los franceses invadieron México el cinco de mayo de 1862.
French
Noun
1. (people) 
the Frenchlos franceses
2. (language) 
a. el francés (M) 
3. (hum) 
excuse my Frenchcon perdón
French class/teacherclase f/profesor de francés
adjective
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]
adjective
francés; [+ambassador] de Francia;
noun
1 (Ling) francés (m)
pardon my French con perdón (de la expresión)
2
the French (people) los franceses
modifier
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)
Phrases with "French"
Here are the most popular phrases with "French." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
French toast
el pan francés
French horn
el corno francés
I am learning to speak French
estoy aprendiendo a hablar francés
french fry
la papa frita
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