As nouns the difference between frenchman and idiot
is that frenchman
is a man of french birth or nationality while idiot
is (slang|derogatory) a proponent of intelligent design.
A man of French birth or nationality.
A home-made tool used by bricklayers to cut excess mortar from newly pointed brickwork.
(UK) The red-legged partridge.
* idjit, idget (eye dialect)
(pejorative) A person of low general intelligence.
(obsolete, medicine, psychology) A person who lacks the capacity to develop beyond the mental age of a normal four-year-old.
- usage note This may be used pejoratively, as an insult. It is a weak insult, however, and between close friends, family members, or lovers, is often completely nonaggressive.
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