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Boche (bɒʃ Pronunciation for Boche

Definitions

noun

(derogatory, slang, esp in World Wars I and II)
  1. a German, esp a German soldier
  2. See the Boche

Word Origin

C20: from French, probably shortened from alboche German, from allemand German + caboche pate

Example Sentences Including 'Boche'

He, too, has form: his forebears opposed de Gaulle before the war on the grounds that the Boche would never be beastly.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
He, too, has form: his forebears opposed de Gaulle before the war on the grounds that the Boche would never be that beastly.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
In the short term, however, it was `the Boche ' who was bombing harder and harder.
Joseph Pearce OLD THUNDER: A Life of Hilaire Belloc (2002)
Six good Frenchmen lost their lives because of him - the reprisals for his visit were still going on when the final Boche retreat started.
Hilton, John Buxton Moondrop to Murder
There must have been some who had little taste for direct negotiations with a Boche.
Hilton, John Buxton Moondrop to Murder
They grew up like ergot on damp rye several hours before the last Boche left French soil.
Hilton, John Buxton Moondrop to Murder

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