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Injun

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Pronunciation: /ˈɪndʒ(ə)n
 
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Definition of Injun in English:

noun

US informal , offensive
An American Indian.

Origin

late 17th century: alteration of Indian.

Phrases

honest Injun

1
dated Honestly; really: I won’t run away, honest Injun
More example sentences
  • I've never heard of these miniature pigs - are they real? Honest Injun?
  • Which is a category that, honest Injun, I'm rooting for much more than its bitter, twisted title would suggest.

Words that rhyme with Injun

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