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Faeroese Tweet Definition of Faeroese Like Definition of Faeroese on Facebook
noun 
  1. A person from the Faeroe Islands or of Faeroese descent.
  2. The language of those people.
adjective 
  1. Of, from, or pertaining to the Faeroe Islands, the Faeroese people or language.
     
Fang Tweet Definition of Fang Like Definition of Fang on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (italbrac, collective) A people of western Africa.
  2. The Bantu language of these people.
     
Faroese Tweet Definition of Faroese Like Definition of Faroese on Facebook
noun 
  1. A person or people from the Faroe Islands, Faroe Islander
proper noun 
  1. The language of the Faroe Islands, closely related to Icelandic, and more distantly to Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish
adjective 
  1. of or pertaining to the Faroese language.
  2. of or pertaining to the Faroe Islands or the Faroese people.
     
Farsi Tweet Definition of Farsi Like Definition of Farsi on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. The national language of Iran.
     
Fijian Tweet Definition of Fijian Like Definition of Fijian on Facebook
noun (plural: Fijians)
  1. an w:Austronesian, Austronesian language of the w:Malayo-Polynesian languages, Malayo-Polynesian family spoken on Fiji. It has 650,000 speakers, including second language users.
  2. a person from Fiji or of Fijian descent.
adjective 
  1. of or relating to Fiji, its people, or its language.
     
Filipino Tweet Definition of Filipino Like Definition of Filipino on Facebook
noun 
  1. A native or inhabitant of the Philippines.
proper noun 
  1. One of two national languages of the Philippines, the other being English. Filipino is based on Tagalog.
adjective 
  1. Of or pertaining to the Philippines or its people.
  2. Of or pertaining to Filipino, the language of the Philippines.
     
Finn Tweet Definition of Finn Like Definition of Finn on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. A person from Finland.
     
Finnish Tweet Definition of Finnish Like Definition of Finnish on Facebook
noun 
  1. The Finno-Ugric language spoken by the majority of the people living in Finland, one of the two official languages of the country (the other is Swedish).
adjective 
  1. Of or pertaining to Finland.
  2. Of or pertaining to the Finnish language.
     
Finno-Ugric Tweet Definition of Finno-Ugric Like Definition of Finno-Ugric on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. Any of a group of languages that, with Samoyedic make up the Ural-Altaic family; they are spoken in a broad swathe from Siberia to Norway.
     
Flathead Tweet Definition of Flathead Like Definition of Flathead on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. The Salish people of Washington state and British Columbia.
  2. Their Salishan language.
     
Flemish Tweet Definition of Flemish Like Definition of Flemish on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. The Dutch language as it is spoken in Flanders.
adjective 
  1. Of or relating to Flanders, either as the historical county of Flanders, the current provinces of West Flanders and East Flanders, or as the Dutch-speaking region of Belgium.
  2. Of or relating to the Flemish variety of the Dutch language.
     
Fon Tweet Definition of Fon Like Definition of Fon on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. A language of Benin and Togo, specifically, in the southern regions corresponding to the former kingdom of Dahomey. Also known as Fongbe or Fɔngbe, it is part of the Gbe family of West African languages.
     
fox Tweet Definition of fox Like Definition of fox on Facebook
noun 
  1. A small carnivore (Vulpes vulpes), related to dogs and wolves, with red or silver fur and a bushy tail.
  2. Any of numerous species of small wild canids similar to the red fox, this term describing members of at least five genera (see the w:Fox, Wikipedia article on the fox).
  3. A fox terrier.
  4. A cunning person.
  5. (slang) An attractive woman.
verb (fox, es)
  1. (transitive) To trick, fool or outwit (someone) by cunning or ingenuity.
  2. (transitive) To confuse or baffle (someone).
This crossword puzzle has completely foxed me.
  1. (intransitive) To act slyly or craftily.
  2. (intransitive). To discolour paper. Fox marks are spots on paper caused by humidity.
The pages of the book show distinct foxing.
     
Frankish Tweet Definition of Frankish Like Definition of Frankish on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. The language of the Franks, an extinct language of Germany.
adjective 
  1. Referring to the Franks.
     
Frenchman Tweet Definition of Frenchman Like Definition of Frenchman on Facebook
noun (Frenchmen)
  1. A man of French birth or nationality.
  2. A home-made tool used by bricklayers to cut excess mortar from newly pointed brickwork.
     
Frenchwoman Tweet Definition of Frenchwoman Like Definition of Frenchwoman on Facebook
noun (Frenchwomen)
  1. A French woman.
     
Frenchy Tweet Definition of Frenchy Like Definition of Frenchy on Facebook
proper noun (Frenchies)
  1. (context, slang, sometimes construed as derogatory) A native or resident of France, or a francophone, or a person of French lineage.
They seek him here, they seek him there, / Those Frenchies seek him everywhere. / Is he in heaven--is he in hell? / That damned elusive Pimpernel? - The Scarlet Pimpernel, Baroness Orczy (play 1903, novel 1905)
  1. A person who enjoys french-kissing in public places, i.e. bars, restaurants and nightclubs. (rfv-sense)
  2. A short form for various names: Francine, Franchelle, Francoise, etc., e.g. w:Frenchie Davis, Franchelle "Frenchie" Davis.
     
Frisian Tweet Definition of Frisian Like Definition of Frisian on Facebook
noun 
  1. a person stemming from the Dutch province of Friesland
proper noun 
  1. the language group (West Frisian, Saterland Frisian, and North Frisian) spoken by many people in the Dutch province of Friesland, some people in Northern Germany and in some parts of Denmark, mainly west coast
  2. (context, Netherlands) the West Frisian language
adjective 
  1. Of or pertaining to the Dutch province of Friesland, the Frisian people or the Frisian language
     
Friulian Tweet Definition of Friulian Like Definition of Friulian on Facebook
noun 
  1. (uncountable) language spoken in w:Friuli, Friuli.
  2. (countable) a native, inhabitant or a resident of w:Friuli, Friuli.
     
Fula Tweet Definition of Fula Like Definition of Fula on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. A West-African people.
  2. A language spoken in West Africa.
     

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