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Definitions of englishman

  1. a man who is a native or inhabitant of England
  2. A native or a naturalized inhabitant of England.
  3. An inhabitant of England, native or naturalized.
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Quotes of englishman

  1. Listeners will wonder what an Englishman is doing on the German radio tonight. You can imagine that before taking this step I hoped that someone better qualified than me would come forward. – John Amery
  2. An Englishman being flattered, is a lamb; threatened, a lion. – George Chapman
  3. An Englishman will fairly drink as much As will maintain two families of Dutch. – Daniel Defoe
  4. The very phrase 'foreign affairs' makes an Englishman convinced that I am about to treat of subjects with which he has no concern. – Benjamin Disraeli
  5. Even crushed against his brother in the Tube the average Englishman pretends desperately that he is alone. – Germaine Greer
  6. An Englishman never enjoys himself, except for a noble purpose. – A. P. Herbert
  7. The Englishman never enjoys himself except for a noble purpose. – A. P. Herbert
  8. Making the City Of Joy gave me the best political education of my life. It became a wrestling match between an Englishman who had gradually ceased to be a Marxist, and a culture that was becoming more Marxist by the day. – Roland Joffe
  9. The Englishman wants to be recognized as a gentleman, or as some other suitable species of human being, the American wants to be considered a good guy. – Louis Kronenberger
  10. Who says Australia offers not a home for every poor Englishman or any other countryman that finds his way to our shores? And what sort of thanks do we get for it? – Henry Lawson
  11. If an Englishman gets run down by a truck he apologizes to the truck. – Jackie Mason
  12. An Englishman even if he is alone, forms an orderly queue of one. – George Mikes
  13. If I were an American, as I am an Englishman while a foreign troop was landed in my country, I never would lay down my arms never never never! – William Pitt
  14. Had we lived I should have had a tale to tell of the hardihood, endurance and courage of my companions which would have stirred the heart of every Englishman These rough notes and our dead bodies must tell the tale. – Robert Falcon Scott
  15. An Englishman thinks he is moral when he is only uncomfortable. – George Bernard Shaw

Usage examples for englishman

  1. He shot a glance at the Englishman – Out of the Primitive by Robert Ames Bennet
  2. One Englishman resisted, and was struck dead on the spot. – The World's Greatest Books, Vol XI. by Edited by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton
  3. " You're right- he was no Englishman – The Boy Scout Aviators by George Durston
  4. How she met the Englishman I do not know. – Lord John in New York by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  5. He was just an ordinary Englishman – The Adventure of Living by John St. Loe Strachey
  6. " Well," said Grant, with a little laugh, " Breckenridge will feel sorry that he's an Englishman – The Cattle-Baron's Daughter by Harold Bindloss
  7. Indeed, was he not as much a man- an Englishman as the best of them? – Ten Thousand a-Year. Volume 1. by Samuel Warren
  8. " At any rate, I am an Englishman – The Squire's Daughter by Silas K(itto) Hocking
  9. " I always have it since I came up here," said the Englishman – Trooper Peter Halket of Mashonaland by Olive Schreiner
  10. Your new master- that young Englishman she continued, I hope you find him kind, and easy to do for? – The Cardinal's Snuff-Box by Henry Harland
  11. You are right, for, good Englishman as I am, I get on very well in Paris. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  12. It is the son of the Englishman – A Monk of Cruta by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  13. " You speak of his children," said the Englishman – The Quality of Mercy by W. D. Howells
  14. This man," pointing to Lancey, " is an Englishman and a friend- remember that. – In the Track of the Troops by R.M. Ballantyne
  15. It is time that such writing became impossible for any Englishman – Lotus Buds by Amy Carmichael
  16. The Englishman of whom I spoke is but a step. – The Valley of the Kings by Marmaduke Pickthall
  17. In his excitement the Spaniard pulled the Englishman towards one of the peep- holes in the canvas screen. – The Captain of the Kansas by Louis Tracy
  18. Returning to the inn, he found that the Englishman had asked for him. – Foes by Mary Johnston
  19. As for the Englishman the master of these animals, a very strange thing happened to him. – Beautiful Joe by Marshall Saunders
  20. And if so, was it much, or was it so little as to make it hardly worth while for the Englishman to die early at all? – Strange True Stories of Louisiana by George Washington Cable