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The following are the current most viewed articles on Wikipedia within Wikipedia's French loanwords category. Think of it as a What's Hot list for French loanwords. More info »

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Rank Topic Wikipedia views
1 Renaissance 19,468 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
2 Douche 10,221 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
3 Déjà vu 9,877 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
4 Village 9,219 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
5 Cigarette 7,608 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
6 Entrepreneur 7,371 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
7 Touché 7,218 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
8 Film noir 7,157 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
9 Voyeurism 6,382 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
10 Burlesque 6,326 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
11 Massage 6,260 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
12 Portmanteau 5,787 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
13 Lingerie 5,600 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
14 List of French words and phrases used by English speakers 5,448 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
15 Cliché 5,083 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
16 Ménage à trois 4,681 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
17 Femme fatale 4,447 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
18 Ballet 4,419 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
19 Hors d'œuvre 4,295 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
20 Mardi Gras 3,978 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
21 Clarinet 3,776 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
22 Malaise 3,755 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
23 Espionage 3,723 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
24 Lieutenant 3,654 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
25 Vaudeville 3,454 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
26 Corset 3,151 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
27 Denim 3,082 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
28 Clef 2,970 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
29 Coupé 2,863 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
30 Mayonnaise 2,861 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
31 Filet mignon 2,581 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
32 Fisher (animal) 2,556 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
33 Cul-de-sac 2,533 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
34 Timbre 2,437 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
35 Bayonet 2,274 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
36 Croissant 2,158 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
37 Café 2,087 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
38 Liaison 1,998 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
39 Apéritif and digestif 1,988 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
40 Elite 1,948 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
41 Reconnaissance 1,901 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
42 Souvenir 1,860 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
43 Force majeure 1,855 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
44 Facade 1,854 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
45 Baguette 1,853 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
46 Surveillance 1,738 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
47 Vandalism 1,634 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
48 Pâté 1,605 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
49 Clique 1,593 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
50 Sauce 1,562 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
51 Pastiche 1,560 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
52 Cuisine 1,524 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
53 Maître d' 1,454 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
54 Sautéing 1,450 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
55 Séance 1,445 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
56 Limousine 1,440 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
57 Détente 1,439 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
58 Prude 1,346 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
59 Melee 1,331 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
60 Château 1,297 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
61 Naïve 1,290 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
62 Tourniquet 1,249 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
63 Entrée 1,187 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
64 Bistro 1,141 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
65 Boulevard 1,128 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
66 Marionette 1,116 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
67 Negligee 1,100 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
68 Casserole 1,061 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
69 Faux 1,003 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
70 En pointe 995 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
71 Panache 995 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
72 Crinoline 869 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
73 Tranche 859 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
74 Aileron 846 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
75 Calque 762 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
76 Fuselage 752 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
77 Nacelle 683 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
78 Debut 666 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
79 Bête noire 654 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
80 Marque 654 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
81 Basque (clothing) 635 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
82 Reveille 630 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
83 Cloisonné 616 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
84 Bouquet 601 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
85 Pince-nez 564 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
86 Ricochet 511 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
87 Fête 500 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
88 Lagniappe 483 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
89 Ragout 471 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
90 Terrine (food) 471 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
91 Champagne 466 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
92 Premiere 458 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
93 Maquette 449 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
94 Attaché 442 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
95 Empennage 404 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
96 Maneuver 404 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
97 Repertoire 385 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
98 Parvenu 348 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
99 Rapprochement 342 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
100 Riposte 341 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
101 Pantaloon 336 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
102 Expose 304 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
103 Avenue 297 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
104 Ressentiment 296 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
105 Bourrée 278 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
106 Grand Prix 249 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
107 Lorgnette 218 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
108 Rissole 209 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
109 Pannier (clothing) 207 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
110 Lavage 195 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
111 Provost (civil) 156 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
112 Dentifrice 155 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
113 Milord 135 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
114 Palmier 134 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
115 Barre (ballet) 131 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
116 Jardiniere 123 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
117 Repechage 116 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
118 Retrenchment 103 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
119 Fiance (disambiguation) 102 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
120 Siege (disambiguation) 88 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
121 Bon viveur 86 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
122 Terrine (cookware) 74 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
123 Cerise 72 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
124 Carrington 59 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
125 Courir de Mardi Gras 56 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
126 Levée (event) 50 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
127 Cinematheque 42 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
128 Court of Piepowders 30 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
129 Carrington (disambiguation) 26 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
130 Plique-à-jour 18 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
131 Girandole 15 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
132 Galanter (surname) 10 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
133 French words and phrases used by English speakers less than 5 views
134 Pseudo-French words adapted to English less than 5 views
135 French loanwords in Persian less than 5 views

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This category contains words borrowed from French and incorporated into English.
Any words not found in an English language dictionary are not loanwords; these and other French words that may be seen in English texts are in the category:French words and phrases.

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