1 adj French means belonging or relating to France, or its people, language, or culture.
2 n-plural TheFrench are the people who come from France.
3 n-uncount French is the language spoken by people who live in France and in parts of some other countries, including Belgium, Canada, and Switzerland. The villagers spoke French.
French bean ( French beans plural ) French beans are narrow green beans that are eaten as a vegetable. They grow on a tall climbing plant and are the cases that contain the seeds of the plant.
(BRIT) n-count usu pl
in AM, use string beans
French bread is white bread which is baked in long, thin loaves. n-uncount
French Canadian ( French Canadians plural ) , French-Canadian
1 adj French Canadian means belonging or relating to people who come from the part of Canada where French is spoken.
2 n-count French Canadians are Canadians whose native language is French.
French door ( French doors plural ) French doors are the same as French windows. n-count usu pl
French dressing is a thin sauce made of oil, vinegar, salt, and spices which you put on salad. n-uncount
French fries are long, thin pieces of potato fried in oil or fat. n-plural
French horn ( French horns plural ) A French horn is a musical instrument of the brass family. It is shaped like a long metal tube with one wide end, wound round in a circle. You play the French horn by blowing into it and moving valves in order to obtain different notes. n-var oft the N
French polish is a type of varnish which is painted onto wood so that the wood has a hard shiny surface. n-uncount
French window ( French windows plural ) French windows are a pair of glass doors which you go through into a garden or onto a balcony. n-count usu pl