from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A member of a nomadic pastoralist people who invaded Europe in the fourth and fifth centuries A.D. and were defeated in 455.
- n. A barbarous or destructive person.
- n. Offensive Slang Used as a disparaging term for a German, especially a German soldier in World War I.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A member of a nomadic tribe, the Huns, most likely of Turkic origin, which invaded Europe in the fourth century from Central Asia.
- n. a vandal, a barbarian, an uncivilized destructive person
- n. A German (popular in the media since World War I)
- n. A Protestant.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One of a warlike nomadic people of Northern Asia who, in the 5th century, under Atilla, invaded and conquered a great part of Europe.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A member of an ancient Asiatic race of warlike nomads, probably of the Mongolian or Tatar stock, first appearing prominently in European history about a. d. 375.
- n. A Hungarian.
- n. An abbreviation of Hungary.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. offensive term for a person of German descent
- n. a member of a nomadic people who invaded Europe in the 4th century
"The word Hun is not remotely religious in it connetation, but refers to Rangers supporter, and the lumpen end of them in particular"
The word Hun is not remotely religious in it connetation, but refers to Rangers supporter, and the lumpen end of them in particular
YOU want to draw the line so that anything lef to Attila the Hun is a flaming liberal.
Those lunatics believe Bill Buckley was a liberal and anyone to the left of Attila the Hun is a commie.
That gave us the first shudder at the frightfulness of this war and at the principle of fight with which the Hun is fighting.
Anti-Sectarian charity Nil By Mouth - supported by the Scottish Government - are very clear on the use of the term 'Hun' - it is an abusive, sectarian term.
So, although the Hun was a great conqueror, he was riding a tiger.
Well, I suppose if you work for the Diaz-Balart brothers, anybody to the left of Attila the Hun is a flaming liberal.
Guys like you think anyone to the left of Attila the Hun is a red.
Take pity on the repugs, any one left of Attila the Hun is a crazed leftist.
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