franglais

noun, often capitalized
fran·​glais | \ fräŋ-ˈglā How to pronounce franglais (audio) , fräⁿ-ˈglā How to pronounce franglais (audio) \

Definition of franglais

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

First Known Use of franglais

1952, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for franglais

French, blend of français French and anglais English

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“Franglais.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/franglais. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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