- French ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to France or its people or language.► NOUN ▪ the language of France, also used in parts of Belgium, Switzerland, and Canada, in certain countries in Africa and the Caribbean, and elsewhere.● excuse (or pardon) my French — Cf. ↑pardon my FrenchDERIVATIVES Frenchness noun.ORIGIN Old English, related to FRANK(Cf. ↑Frankish).
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