Po·​lack ˈpō-ˌläk How to pronounce Polack (audio)
used as an insulting and contemptuous term for a person of Polish birth or descent

Word History


Polish polak

First Known Use

1897, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Polack was in 1897

Dictionary Entries Near Polack

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“Polack.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Polack. Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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