bohunk

noun

bo·​hunk ˈbō-ˌhəŋk How to pronounce bohunk (audio)
disparaging + offensive
: a person of central European descent or birth

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

1903, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bohunk was in 1903

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Cite this Entry

“Bohunk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bohunk. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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