Definitions

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  • proper noun A Canadian.
  • proper noun WWII A Canadian soldier.
  • proper noun A personification of Canada.

Etymologies

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1869, Johnny + Canuck, a character in political cartoons.

Examples

  • "In a sense, you also add Uncle Sam versus Johnny Canuck to the equation."

    Score One for the Ghosts of History

  • "In a sense, you also add Uncle Sam versus Johnny Canuck to the equation."

    Score One for the Ghosts of History

  • Johnny Canuck — The US signs many treaties that are not self executing and then enacts them into positive law with various limitations, caveats and other restrictions that are consistent with US constitutional law.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » The No on Koh Letter:

  • Johnny Canuck: Second, for the rest of the world, to have a U.S. President who has devoted significant attention to reducing nuclear weapons in the world and to proposing the rest of the world should be treated with respect, and is such a seismic change from Bush, is genuinely the most important contribution to world peace thisyear.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Top Ten Reasons Obama Won the Nobel Peace Prize

  • Roberto Luongo has new equipment and a new mask with a stylized Johnny Canuck logo on the front, but it's the same old, same old when it comes to Vancouver's goaltender and his standing with Canucks fans.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • Or GI Joe, or Johnny Canuck, or any other spit 'n' polish hero of your youth.

    Ottawa Sun

  • A cast of 14 Montreal actors sing, dance, act, and play in MainLine's first original musical since 2006's Johnny Canuck and the Last Burlesque.

    The Westmount Examiner

  • A cast of 14 Montreal actors sing, dance, act, and play in MainLine's first original musical since 2006's Johnny Canuck and the Last Burlesque.

    The Chronicle

  • Now he's in the Olympics with a Johnny Canuck painted on his goalie mask.

    SI.com

  • Or GI Joe, or Johnny Canuck, or any other spit 'n' polish hero of your youth.

    Winnipeg Sun

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