Definition of Boche in English:


Line breaks: Boche
Pronunciation: /bɒʃ
informal , dated


1A German, especially a soldier.
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  • The rest of the movie unspools in flashback with the younger Jacques defying les Boches.
  • I remember the day he and I got on that boat to go and fight the Boches.
  • For my part I can't wait to kill the largest possible number of Boches.
1.1 (the Boche) Germans, especially German soldiers, considered collectively.
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  • Whole village will be burned by tonight by Boche if materials for them are not provided by populace.
  • Then the Boche tried a trick.
  • Let's stop beefing about the Boche


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  • Again the Boche platoon chiefs in answer to their leaders called out, "hier."


French soldiers' slang, originally in the sense 'rascal', later used in the First World War meaning 'German'.

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