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Polack

[poh-lahk, -lak] /ˈpoʊ lɑk, -læk/
noun
1.
Slang: Disparaging and Offensive. a Pole or person of Polish descent.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; < Polish polak a Pole
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British Dictionary definitions for Polack

Polack

/ˈpəʊlæk/
noun
1.
(derogatory, slang) a Pole or a person of Polish descent
Word Origin
C16: from Polish Polak Pole
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Word Origin and History for Polack
n.

"Polish person," 1570s, from Polish Polak "(male) Polish person," related to Poljane "Poles," Polsko "Poland," polski "Polish" (see Pole). In North American usage, "Polish immigrant, person of Polish descent" (1879) and in that context considered offensive in English. As an adjective from c.1600.

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Slang definitions & phrases for Polack

polack

noun

A Pole or a person of Polish extraction •It is curious that this word is somewhat pejorative in English even though it is the Polish word for ''Pole'' (1879+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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