Definition of Canuck

1. Noun. Informal term for Canadians in general and French Canadians in particular.

Generic synonyms: French Canadian

Definition of Canuck

1. n. A Canadian.

Definition of Canuck

1. Noun. (Canada informal) A Canadian. ¹

2. Noun. (chiefly US _ slang often derogatory) A Canadian, especially a French Canadian. ¹

3. Noun. The French-Canadian dialect. ¹

4. Noun. (rare) A thing from Canada. ¹

5. Noun. (US obsolete) A Canadian pony or horse. ¹

6. Noun. (ice hockey) A member of the (w Vancouver Canucks) professional NHL ice hockey team. ¹

7. Noun. The (w Avro Canada CF-100) fighter-interceptor. ¹

8. Adjective. (informal occasionally construed as _ derogatory) Canadian. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Canuck

Canticle of Simeon
Canton's phosphorus
Canton River
Canton crepe
Canton flannel
Canton ginger
Cantonese dialect
Cantor tube
Cantor–Bendixson theorem
Canute the Great
Canyonlands National Park
Cao Dai
Cap(m(7)GpppXm) endonuclease
Cape Ann
Cape Breton

Literary usage of Canuck

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1. American State Trials: A Collection of the Important and Interesting by John Davison Lawson, Robert Lorenzo Howard (1918)
"The witness tells you that he undertook to talk what he calls the "canuck," but when he grew earnest in urging him to allow him to remain he forgot the ..."

2. Mineral Law Digest Embracing a Digest of Decisions of the Courts and of the by Horace Fletcher Clark, Charles C. Heltman, Charles F. Consaul (1897)
"Departmental decision of June 18, 1896, In re canuck Lode. 71. A formal exclusion from an application for patent of conflict with another claim will not ..."

3. Dictionary of Americanisms. by John Russell Bartlett (1877)
"Gimmick or K'nnek. A name applied to Canadians by the people in the Northern States. See canuck. Missus didn't affection Yankees much ..."

4. C.S.R. Blue Book of Dogdom (1911)
"Long Island Kennel Club at Brighton Beach, NY (3)—Dogs—Johnny canuck; res. ... University of Pennsylvania at Franklin Field, Pa, (2)—Dogs—Johnny canuck; res ..."

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