Definition of Canuck in English:

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Pronunciation: /kəˈnək/


1A Canadian (sometimes derogatory in US use): as a true Canuck, Hayden loves pizza
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  • Us Canucks run a huge trade surplus and the dollar is weak.
  • Though Canucks, Heighton's heroes are filters for Western (read American) values and bias.
  • The actors featured in the series are a mixture of Canucks and Aussies.
1.1 dated A French Canadian.


Canadian: an impressive lineup of Canuck screen veterans
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  • If you want a fun flick with a lot of laughs and a killer Canuck soundtrack, you will not be disappointed.
  • As Canuck as they've become though, they also had their other home in mind.
  • The government offered funding assistance and tax incentives to films made in Canada and fulfilling specific Canuck criteria.


Mid 19th century: apparently from Canada.

Words that rhyme with Canuck

buck, chuck, cluck, cruck, duck, luck, muck, pluck, puck, ruck, schmuck, shuck, struck, stuck, suck, truck, tuck, upchuck, yuck

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Syllabification: Ca·nuck

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