often capitalized
: French marked by a considerable number of borrowings from English
banning franglais from French broadcasts

Word History


French, blend of français French and anglais English

First Known Use

1952, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of franglais was in 1952

Dictionary Entries Near franglais

Cite this Entry

“Franglais.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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