Chinaman


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Synonyms for Chinaman

(ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Chinese descent

a ball bowled by a left-handed bowler to a right-handed batsman that spins from off to leg

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Bert remained a little aloof from it for a long time, looking into the gathering shadows among the trees, in the expectation of another Chinaman alive or dead.
He had great difficulty in inducing them to inspect the dead Chinaman, and at last led them to him.
On the instant the old Chinaman was electrified into sudden and astounding action.
The Chinaman had not taken the time to sight the ancient weapon carefully, but a gleeful smile lit his wrinkled, yellow face as he saw the splash of the ball where it struck the water almost at the side of the prahu.
Daughtry had a sense that the cook, whose name had been quickly volunteered as Ah Moy, was not entirely satisfied with the arrangement; but it affected him no more than a momentary curiosity about a Chinaman who drew the line at a dog taking a bunk in the same apartment with him.
Once he had been arrested for assaulting a Chinaman.
He was short and fat, and waddled comically; his eyes were very "slanting," as Rose said; his queue was long, so were his nails; his yellow face was plump and shiny, and he was altogether a highly satisfactory Chinaman.
Presently, out from the wrappings came a teapot, which caused her to clasp her hands with delight, for it was made in the likeness of a plump little Chinaman.
I heard you lived all alone with a Chinaman for cook, and it looked good to me.
Lying, also dressed and also across the bed, not longwise, are a Chinaman, a Lascar, and a haggard woman.
And ye'll remember that nobody but me (and Jack Chinaman t'other side the court; but he can't do it as well as me) has the true secret of mixing it?
And John Chinaman says my virtue is the genuine virtue.
And on the recommendation of a cer tain Schomberg, the proprietor of the smaller of the two hotels in the place, I engaged a Chinaman.
The Chinaman fled silent like a rapid shadow on the dust of an extremely oriental road.
At that moment Captain MacWhirr, back from the shore, crossed the deck, umbrella in hand, escorted by a mournful, self-possessed Chinaman, walking behind in paper-soled silk shoes, and who also carried an umbrella.