Pollock

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

As the noun pollock.

Proper noun[edit]

Pollock

  1. A surname.

Noun[edit]

Pollock ‎(plural Pollocks)

  1. A painting by Jackson Pollock.

Etymology 2[edit]

See Polack.

Pronunciation[edit]

As Polack.

Noun[edit]

Pollock ‎(plural Pollocks)

  1. Alternative spelling of Polack
    • 1993 January 15, “Krzyzewski's plea couldn't sway Presidents Commission”, The Advocate:
      "Maybe I'm a dumb Pollock. Is that too simple?" Krzyzewski's arguments were well-founded.
    • 2003, Richard Medugno, Bigger Dreams: A Two Act Play about Deaf Politician Gary Malkowski, 1st Books Library, ISBN 978-1-4107-2537-0, page 13:
      YOUNG GARY (Voicing) Shut up, you dumb Pollock!
      BOB is struck dumb. He just stares at YOUNG GARY.
    • a. 2004, “Bridget” (student), quoted in Karyn D. McKinney, Being White: Stories of Race and Racism‎, Routledge (2005), ISBN 978-0-415-93572-2, page 122:
      Also, when people tell dumb Pollock jokes, I never get uptight or angry with the person for telling it.