Chinaman


Chinaman

Chinaman (term) is a contentious term referring to a Chinese person

Or the term may also refer to:

  • A colloquial term for a square hay baler overhead feeding plunger
  • An alternate term for left-arm unorthodox spin, a style of cricket bowling
  • Chinaman (politics), an epithet used in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
  • Chinaman (porcelain), a figurine or a dealer
  • Chinaman (ship), engaged in the Old China Trade
  • Chinaman Island, Australia
  • Chinaman's Peak, the former name of Ha Ling Peak
  • Chinamen (1970), a play in Michael Frayn's The Two of Us (play)
  • Chinaman: The Legend of Pradeep Mathew (2008), a novel by Shehan Karunatilaka
  • The Chinaman (1999), a collection of poems by David Mamet
  • The Chinaman, a novel by Stephen Leather
  • The Chinaman, a 2007 novel in Swedish by Henning Mankell, published in English translation in 2010 as The Man from Beijing
  • "The Chinaman," the nickname of Fresh Kid Ice, founder of Chinaman Records and member of the group Chinaman All-Stars
  • Chinaman, the English title of the Danish film Kinamand
  • Chinaman, the stage name of American comedian Mark Britten
  • Chinaman's chance, a figure of speech meaning no chance
  • John Chinaman, a stock caricature of a Chinese laborer seen in cartoons of the 19th century
  • Chinaman's Hat, the former name of Mokolii, a basalt island in Kāne'ohe Bay
  • Chinaman's Hat (Port Phillip), an octagonal structure in the South Channel of Port Phillip Bay
  • The conical Asian hat sometimes referred to as a "Chinaman's hat"

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  • Chinaman — Série Auteur Olivier Taduc Scénario Serge Le Tendre Couleurs Claude Guth Céline Puthier Nadine Voillat Genre(s) Western Pays …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Chinaman — Chi na*man, n.; pl. {Chinamen}. A native of China; a Chinese. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chinaman — [chī′nə mən] n. pl. Chinamen [chī′nəmən] a Chinese person: now often regarded as a mildly contemptuous or patronizing term …   English World dictionary

  • Chinaman — /chuy neuh meuhn/, n., pl. Chinamen. 1. Usually Offensive. a Chinese or a person of Chinese descent. 2. (l.c.) a person who imports or sells china. 3. (often l.c.) Political Slang. a person regarded as one s benefactor, sponsor, or protector: to… …   Universalium

  • chinaman — /ˈtʃaɪnəmən/ (say chuynuhmuhn) noun (plural chinamen) 1. (upper case) Obsolete a native of China; a Chinese person. 2. Cricket a googly bowled by a left handed person which spins as a leg break to a right handed person batting. 3. Mining → chute1 …   Australian English dictionary

  • Chinaman — Chi•na•man [[t]ˈtʃaɪ nə mən[/t]] n. pl. men sts peo off older use: usu. off. (a term used to refer to a Chinese.) • a Chinaman s chance Etymology: 1765–75 usage: Definition1is rarely used today. Definition1as well as the expression a Chinaman s… …   From formal English to slang

  • Chinaman — Chinese, Chinaman Chinese is the standard word, both as a noun (with plural the same) and an adjective, for people and things relating to China. Chinaman, the form recommended by Fowler (1926), has developed unfavourable overtones and is no… …   Modern English usage

  • Chinaman — noun Date: 1789 often offensive a native of China ; Chinese …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Chinaman — noun A Chinese person …   Wiktionary

  • chinaman — noun a) A left arm unorthodox spin bowler b) A ball, bowled by a left arm unorthodox spin bowler, with the wrist action of a leg break, but which spins from off to leg for a right handed batsma …   Wiktionary