from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A member of a group of Central Asian nomadic pastoralist peoples who invaded Europe in the fourth and fifth centuries AD and were defeated in 455.
- noun A barbarous or destructive person.
- noun Offensive Slang Used as a disparaging term for a German, especially a German soldier in World War I.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A member of an ancient Asiatic race of warlike nomads, probably of the Mongolian or Tatar stock, first appearing prominently in European history about
- noun A Hungarian.
- noun An abbreviation of
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun 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 Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A member of a
nomadic tribe, the Huns, most likely of Turkicorigin, which invaded Europein the fourth century from Central Asia.
- noun figuratively a
vandal, a barbarian, an uncivilized destructive person
- noun slang, derogatory, UK A
German(popular in the media since World War I)
- noun slang, derogatory, UK, Ireland A
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- noun offensive term for a person of German descent
- noun a member of a nomadic people who invaded Europe in the 4th century
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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Those lunatics believe Bill Buckley was a liberal and anyone to the left of Attila the Hun is a commie.
"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.
The word Hun is not remotely religious in it connetation, but refers to Rangers supporter, and the lumpen end of them in particular
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.
Well, I suppose if you work for the Diaz-Balart brothers, anybody to the left of Attila the Hun is a flaming liberal.
So, although the Hun was a great conqueror, he was riding a tiger.
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.