[ahy-rish-muh n] /ˈaɪ rɪʃ mən/
noun, plural Irishmen.
a man born in Ireland or of ancestry.
a native or inhabitant of Ireland.
noun (pl) -men
a male native, citizen, or inhabitant of Ireland or a male descendant of someone Irish
c.1200, from Irish + man (n.).
noun 1. a purplish-brown, cartilaginous seaweed, Chondrus crispus, of the Atlantic coasts of Europe and North America. noun 1. another name for carrageen
- Irish pipes
noun 1. another name for uillean pipes
noun, Nautical Slang: Sometimes Offensive. 1. an unwhipped rope end. 2. any strand or rope end left hanging untidily. noun phrase The end of a rope, sheet, etc, carelessly left loose or trailing off a boat or ship: Always loose ends. You know what they call them in the Navy? Irish pennants [1883+ Nautical; the […]
noun 1. (def 1). noun 1. (mainly US) another name for the potato