Definition of Dr Fu Manchu from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Dr Fu Manchu

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the main character in a series of novels by the British crime writer Sax Rohmer (c. 1883-1959), some of which were made into films in the 1930s and the 1960s. Dr Fu Manchu is an extremely clever criminal with a long moustache with ends that hang down, and long hair tied together at the back. In the films he was shown as Chinese.