Irishman


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I·rish·man

 (ī′rĭsh-mən)
n.
A man of Irish birth or ancestry.

Irishman

(ˈaɪrɪʃmən)
n, pl -men
(Peoples) a male native, citizen, or inhabitant of Ireland or a male descendant of someone Irish

I•rish•man

(ˈaɪ rɪʃ mən)

n., pl. -men.
a native or inhabitant of Ireland.
[1175–1225]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Irishman - a man who is a native or inhabitant of IrelandIrishman - a man who is a native or inhabitant of Ireland
Emerald Isle, Hibernia, Ireland - an island comprising the republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland
Irelander, Irish person - a native or inhabitant of Ireland
Mick, Mickey, Paddy - (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Irish descent
Translations
Ir
irer
irlantilainenirlantilainen mies
Irac
Írlendingur
アイルランド人男性
아일랜드 사람
ireirlending
irländare
ผู้ชายไอริช
đàn ông Ireland

Irishman

[ˈaɪərɪʃmən] N (Irishmen (pl)) → irlandés m

Irishman

[ˈaɪrɪʃmən] nIrlandais m

Irishman

[ˈaɪrɪʃmən] n (-men (pl)) → irlandese m

Irishman

إِيرْلَنْدِيٌّ Ir irer Ire Ιρλανδός irlandés irlantilainen mies Irlandais Irac irlandese アイルランド人男性 아일랜드 사람 Ier ire Irlandczyk irlandês ирландец irländare ผู้ชายไอริช İrlandalı đàn ông Ireland 爱尔兰人
References in classic literature ?
There were once a Scotsman and an Englishman and an Irishman serving in the army together, who took it into their heads to run away on the first opportunity they could get.
"No place for a girl," he grumbled, looking down at her with a masked expression of absent-mindedness, while his elbow powerfully crushed on the ribs of a big Irishman who gave room.
It was an Irishman that hanged him last night, at eight o'clock.
Among the motley retainers of the camp was Tom Cain, a raw Irishman, who officiated as cook, whose various blunders and expedients in his novel situation, and in the wild scenes and wild kind of life into which he had suddenly been thrown, had made him a kind of butt or droll of the camp.
As to Reed, he set about preparing for his hazardous journey with the zeal of a true Irishman. He had a tin case made, in which the letters and papers addressed to Mr.
I had already bought the shanty of James Collins, an Irishman who worked on the Fitchburg Railroad, for boards.
The good Irishman seemed to be deeply af- fected by the statement.
Allied with him, on a splendid salary, with princely pickings thrown in, was a lawyer, Larry Hegan, a young Irishman with a reputation to make, and whose peculiar genius had been unrecognized until Daylight picked up with him.
"Do we know anything about him?" asked the melancholy Irishman.
The good Irishman, therefore, thinking he had now an opportunity to do an act of service to his uncle, and by that means might possibly obtain his favour, stept up to Jones, and cried out, "Upon my conscience, sir, you may be ashamed of denying your having seen the gentleman's daughter before my face, when you know I found you there upon the bed together." Then, turning to Western, he offered to conduct him immediately to the room where his daughter was; which offer being accepted, he, the squire, the parson, and some others, ascended directly to Mrs Waters's chamber, which they entered with no less violence than Mr Fitzpatrick had done before.
They value their greasy hides." He was the drag upon the wheel, and an Americanised Irishman of the second generation, despising his own race and hating the other.
The length and grace of the Irishman's stride enraged him as if he were a rival instead of a father; the moonlight maddened him.