[frahn-tee-rœr] /frɑ̃ tiˈrœr/
noun, plural francs-tireurs
[frahn-tee-rœr] /frɑ̃ tiˈrœr/ (Show IPA). French.
a sharpshooter in the French army.
a guerrilla or irregular soldier
“sharpshooter of the irregular infantry,” 1808, French, literally “free-shooter,” from franc “free” (see frank) + tireur “shooter,” from tirer “to draw, shoot” (see tirade). A term from the French Revolution.
/ˈfræŋə/ noun 1. (Austral, slang) a condom
[fran-juh-buh l] /ˈfræn dʒə bəl/ adjective 1. easily broken; breakable: Most frangible toys are not suitable for young children. /ˈfrændʒɪbəl/ adjective 1. breakable or fragile adj. early 15c., from Middle French frangible, from Medieval Latin frangibilis, from Latin frangere “to break” (see fraction).
[fran-juh-peyn] /ˈfræn dʒəˌpeɪn/ noun 1. a kind of pastry cake, filled with cream, almonds, and sugar. 2. the filling used in such a pastry. 3. . /ˈfrændʒɪˌpeɪn/ noun 1. 2. a variant of frangipani (sense 2)
[fran-juh-pan-ee, -pah-nee] /ˌfræn dʒəˈpæn i, -ˈpɑ ni/ noun, plural frangipanis, frangipani. 1. a perfume prepared from or imitating the odor of the flower of a tropical American tree or shrub, Plumeria rubra, of the dogbane family. 2. the tree or shrub itself. /ˌfrændʒɪˈpɑːnɪ/ noun (pl) -panis, -pani 1. any tropical American apocynaceous shrub of the […]