[oftenf-] French that contains a significant quantity of English words and phrases: a mildly contemptuous term
Origin of FranglaisFr, coined (1964) by René Êtiemble, French writer from Fran(çais), French + (An)glais, English
French characterized by numerous borrowings from English.
Origin of FranglaisBlend of French français French ( from Old French franceis ) ( from France France ) and anglais English ( from Old French englois ) ( from Old English Angel ) ( from Latin Anglī the Angles ; see Angle . )
- Alternative capitalization of Franglais.
From French franglais, blend of français (“French”) and anglais (“English”).