Boche

noun
\ ˈbäsh How to pronounce Boche (audio) , ˈbȯsh, ˈbōsh \
variants: or Bosche
plural Boches or Boche or Bosches or Bosche

Definition of Boche

 (Entry 1 of 2)

slang, usually disparaging
: german the place is still thick with Boche— Fred Majdalany

Boche

adjective
\ ˈbäsh How to pronounce Boche (audio) , ˈbȯsh, ˈbōsh \
variants: or Bosche

Definition of Boche (Entry 2 of 2)

slang, usually disparaging
: german the Boche air force his hotel here filled … with the Boche military on leave— Kay Boyle

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History and Etymology for Boche

Noun

French boche, probably short for alboche, from allemand German + -boche (as in caboche cabbage, squarehead)

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“Boche.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Boche. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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