American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Slang A small isolated town, region, or place that is regarded as unimportant.
- n. Mythical small town of no importance.
- After Podunk, name of two New England towns, of southern New England Algonquian origin. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Getting paid $30,000 a year in Podunk is great, getting paid $45,000 in Fairfax is not.”
“The neighborhood church in Podunk is just as susceptible to the Christian ghetto.”
“Social media is where it's headed regardless if you live in Podunk, Indiana or Patzcuaro.”
“So one isolated incident in Podunk, Idaho becomes a national issue: “Why we must IMMEDIATELY deal with the issue of blah blah blah”.”
“After the RFK comments she'll be lucky to be elected as dog catcher in Podunk, WV.”
“Out in what we would refer to as Podunk, people would laugh at threads like this.”
“Ya think? sunspot2013: To FaaLaveLave, I believe that "Podunk" TN happens to be a hub for Delta ... in fact, many more connections than STL.”
“a masterpiece by some "Podunk" orchestra when you could download a premiere philharmonic playing the same number flawlessly?”
“Of the 22 "tours" outlined in the back of the Florida guide, detailed itineraries along Podunk blue highways and coastal routes, I chose the one along U.S.”
“Far from preparing to mourn the passing of our "Podunk Philharmonic," we are celebrating its future.”
Looking for tweets for Podunk.