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bohunk

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noun bo·hunk \ˈbō-ˌhəŋk\

Definition of bohunk

usually disparaging

  1. :  a person of central European descent or birth



Origin of bohunk

Bohemian + Hunk person of central European descent, by shortening & alteration from Hungarian


First Known Use: circa 1903


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