Pronunciation: (chī'nu-mun),[key] —n., —pl.-men. 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 see one's chinaman about a favor. 4. a Chinaman's chance,Usually Offensive.the slightest chance: He hasn't a Chinaman's chance of getting that job.