bohunk

noun
bo·​hunk | \ ˈbō-ˌhəŋk How to pronounce bohunk (audio) \

Definition of bohunk

disparaging + offensive
: a person of central European descent or birth

First Known Use of bohunk

1903, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bohunk

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

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“Bohunk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bohunk. Accessed 9 Mar. 2021.

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