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noundated, offensive US
A North American Indian.
- honest Injun
- ‘I won't run away, honest Injun’
- ‘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.’
US dated, offensive
Late 17th century alteration of Indian.
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