Chinaman

noun
Chi·​na·​man | \ ˈchī-nə-mən How to pronounce Chinaman (audio) \

Definition of Chinaman

often offensive
: a native of China : chinese

First Known Use of Chinaman

1789, in the meaning defined above

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“Chinaman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chinaman. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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