boche

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See also: Boche, bóche, bóchē, and bočhe

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

boche (plural boches)

  1. Alternative form of Boche
    • 1921, Margaret Rebecca Piper, Wild Wings[1]:
      I tell you he's the stuff that will take 'em over the top and make the boches feel cold in the pit of their fat tumtums when they see him coming.
    • 1920, Various, The Best Short Stories of 1920[2]:
      But Jacques went right on, talking, talking--about the right flank and the left flank and the boches and the Americans.
    • 1916, Herbert Wes McBride, The Emma Gees[3]:
      Inside the building was a dead French soldier who, as we figured it out, had accounted for the eight boches before they got him.

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

boche m, f (plural boches) (often capitalized)

  1. (pejorative) Boche (German)
    Synonyms: chleuh, fritz

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Old French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin bucca.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

boche f (oblique plural boches, nominative singular boche, nominative plural boches)

  1. (anatomy) mouth

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Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

boche

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of bochar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of bochar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of bochar.
  4. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of bochar.