noun, Older Use: Sometimes Offensive.
adjective 1. noting, pertaining to, or resembling a style of furnishings and decoration originating in the provinces of France in the 18th century, derived from but less ornate than styles then current in Paris and featuring simply carved wood furniture, often with decorative curved moldings.
noun, French History. 1. the revolution that began in 1789, overthrew the absolute monarchy of the Bourbons and the system of aristocratic privileges, and ended with Napoleon’s overthrow of the Directory and seizure of power in 1799. noun 1. the anticlerical and republican revolution in France from 1789 until 1799, when Napoleon seized power The […]
noun 1. . noun 1. the full name for Revolutionary calendar
noun 1. a circular or oval bread roll having a hard or crispy crust. 2. Also called French twist. a coiffure for women in which the hair is combed back from the face and arranged in a vertical roll on the back of the head.