Johnny Crapaud

noun

Johnny Cra·​paud
variants or less commonly Johnny Crapeau
-kraˈpō,
-ˈ⸗(ˌ)⸗
1
often disparaging : the French people
2
often disparaging : frenchman

Word History

Etymology

from the name Johnny + French crapaud toad; from the reputation of the French for eating frogs

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“Johnny Crapaud.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Johnny%20Crapaud. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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