bohunk

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably Bohemian + Hungarian. Compare hunk, hunky, honky.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bohunk (plural bohunks)

  1. (North America, ethnic slur) An immigrant from Central Europe.
  2. (North America, derogatory) A brawny or coarse person.

References[edit]

  • “bohunk” in the Canadian Oxford Dictionary, Second Edition, Oxford University Press, 2004.