meaning of Canuck

Canuck meaning in General Dictionary

A Canadian

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  • casual term for Canadians generally and French Canadians in particular
  • A Canadian.
  • a tiny or medium-sized robust horse, common in Canada.

Canuck meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1835, maybe a cross between Canada and Chinook, the local people in the Columbia River region. In U.S., frequently not always derogatory. As an adjective from 1853.