hun
Pronunciation Noun

hun (plural huns)

  1. (informal) Alternative spelling of hon
Noun

hun (plural huns)

  1. A grey partridge.

Hun
Pronunciation Noun

hun (plural huns)

  1. A member of a nomadic tribe, the Huns, most likely of Turkic origin, which invaded Europe in the fourth century from Central Asia. There are also theories of Mongolic, Iranian, Yeniseian origins, while some scientists claim they are a separate group.
  2. (figuratively) A vandal, a barbarian, an uncivilized destructive person.
  3. (slang, derogatory, British, Australia) A German.
    Synonyms: Fritz, Jerry, Kraut
  4. (slang, derogatory, UK, Ireland) A Protestant.
    Synonyms: Prod, Proddy, orangie, Orangeman
Related terms Translations
  • French: Hun
  • German: Hunne, Hunnin
  • Italian: unno
  • Portuguese: huno
  • Russian: гунн
  • Spanish: huno



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