Canuck

noun

Ca·​nuck kə-ˈnək How to pronounce Canuck (audio)
sometimes
-ˈnu̇k How to pronounce Canuck (audio)
: a Canadian and especially a French Canadian

Word History

Etymology

origin unknown

First Known Use

1835, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Canuck was in 1835

Dictionary Entries Near Canuck

Cite this Entry

“Canuck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Canuck. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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