[zhahn-dahrm; French zhahn-darm] /ˈʒɑn dɑrm; French ʒɑ̃ˈdarm/
noun, plural gendarmes
[zhahn-dahrmz; French zhahn-darm] /ˈʒɑn dɑrmz; French ʒɑ̃ˈdarm/ (Show IPA)
a police officer in any of several European countries, especially a French police officer.
a soldier, especially in France, serving in an army group acting as armed police with authority over civilians.
(formerly) a cavalryman in charge of a French cavalry squad.
/ˈʒɒndɑːm; French ʒɑ̃darm/
a member of the police force in France or in countries formerly influenced or controlled by France
a slang word for a policeman
a sharp pinnacle of rock on a mountain ridge, esp in the Alps
1540s, “mounted trooper,” from French contraction (14c.) of gens d’armes “men at arms,” later applied to military police (1796 in English). Gens is plural of gent “nation, people,” from Latin gentem (nominative gens) “race, nation, people” (see genus). Related: Gendarmerie. French also had gens de (la) robe “lawyers,” sometimes borrowed in English.
[zhahn-dahr-muh-ree; French zhahn-dar-muh-ree] /ʒɑnˈdɑr mə ri; French ʒɑ̃ dar məˈri/ noun 1. collectively; a body of . /ʒɒnˈdɑːmərɪ; French ʒɑ̃darməri/ noun 1. the whole corps of gendarmes 2. the headquarters or barracks of a body of gendarmes
noun 1. Informal. one, as a cross-dresser, that blurs differences between the sexes. noun 1. (informal) a person who adopts an androgynous style of dress, hair, make-up, etc 2. a male-male or female-female adaptor, used esp for computer hardware modifier : She uses a lot of tricky garbage shots to win games and sets/ I […]
noun 1. a psychological condition marked by significant emotional distress and impairment in life functioning, caused by a lack of congruence between gender identity and biological sex assigned at birth. noun 1. a condition in which a person feels uncertainty or anxiety about his or her birth gender
noun 1. the differences between women and men, especially as reflected in social, political, intellectual, cultural, or economic attainments or attitudes. A phrase marking the trend in recent U.S. presidential elections, whereby more female than male voters support the Democratic party candidate and more male than female voters support the Republican party candidate. A broad […]