Hun

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noun \ˈhən\

Definition of Hun

  1. 1 :  a member of a nomadic central Asian people gaining control of a large part of central and eastern Europe under Attila about a.d. 450

  2. 2a often not capitalized :  a person who is wantonly destructive :  vandalb disparaging :  german; especially :  a German soldier

Origin and Etymology of hun

Middle English, from Old English Hunas, plural, from Late Latin Hunni, plural


First Known Use: before 12th century


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