Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Used as a disparaging term for a person from east-central Europe, especially a laborer.

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  • noun North America, ethnic slur An immigrant from Eastern or Central Europe.
  • noun North America, derogatory A brawny or coarse person.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Bo(hemian) + alteration of Hung(arian).]

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Probably Bohemian + Hungarian. Compare hunk, hunky, honky.

Examples

  • Remember the bohunk who painted the Sopranos' dining room and wound up getting all flirty with Carmela?

    Greg Olear: 8 Reasons Why Stay-at-Home Dads Are Better Than Stay-at-Home Moms

  • Hannity is a illiterate, non-educated Northeastern bohunk with a big yap and no brains.

    Think Progress » Hannity: Snow Storms ‘Seem To Contradict Al Gore’s Hysterical Global Warming Theories’

  • The protest, from my perspective, was in large part a snobbish dismissal of Johnson by the Eastern establishment; Cambridge professors and Manhattan lawyers and their guitar-strumming children thought they could run the country and the world better than this lugubrious bohunk from Texas.

    On Not Being a Dove

  • The fact you could even get one bohunk on a bearskin rug....but no, you get a choice of colors!

    Hey, Bebeh

  • Give it a rest, you're not perfect either. let the little white trash bimbo and her bohunk goober disappear into the trailer park.

    Just Shut Up

  • The bibulous bohunk shows up periodically and just repeats the same damn stupid things, over and over again.

    Conservative War Crimes

  • Besides being a bohunk novelist, currently writing the filthily well-reviewed War of the Worlds: Second Wave and X-Isle, he is also a real-world-plays-in-a-band Guitar Hero.

    Guitar Heroics

  • Besides being a bohunk novelist, currently writing the filthily well-reviewed War of the Worlds: Second Wave and X-Isle, he is also a real-world-plays-in-a-band Guitar Hero.

    Archive 2006-06-18

  • “Has it ever occurred to you that the Jerk might be covering up for his bohunk friends?”

    SAFE HOUSE

  • “Has it ever occurred to you that the Jerk might be covering up for his bohunk friends?”

    SAFE HOUSE

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