Injun


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Injun

(ˈɪndʒən)
n
1. (Peoples) US an informal or dialect word for (American) Indian
2. honest Injun (interjection) slang genuinely; really
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Injun - (slang) offensive term for Native AmericansInjun - (slang) offensive term for Native Americans
derogation, disparagement, depreciation - a communication that belittles somebody or something
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
American Indian, Indian, Red Indian - a member of the race of people living in America when Europeans arrived
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I got an old tin lamp and an iron ring, and went out in the woods and rubbed and rubbed till I sweat like an Injun, calculating to build a palace and sell it; but it warn't no use, none of the genies come.
Well, the Injun boy had the raven tied up, and was all the time plaguing it and starving it, and she pitied the po' thing, and tried to buy it from the boy, and the tears was in her eyes.
Injun Joe, the actual murderer, tries to kill Tom during the hearing in court and makes a hasty exit.
All three Rhino horizontal wells are targeting oil in the Big Injun Sand formation in Union District of Clay County.
We were introduced to the splendour of the Mississippi and the Great Outdoors by Tom Sawyer, Huck Finn and Injun Joe.
Pictured, left to right, hiding behind gravestones are Tom Sawyer played by Andrew Craig, Huckleberry Finn (Christopher Atkinson), while Injun Joe, played by Steven Close, is about to murder Dr Robinson (Matthew Reynolds) bottom left after knocking out Muff Potter, played by Stephen Heatley.
Many symbols and names have been used for farm implements down through the years, as these 1911 examples for sulky plows attest: Admiral, Ajax, Aunt Rhoda, Uncle Sam, Battle Axe, Best Ever, Best-of-All, Big Injun, Buster Brown, Captain Bill, Daisy, Elk, Express, Gee Whiz, Good Enough, Hummer, Jewel, Iron Negro, Klondike, Koodoo, Little Injun, Little Jap, Lone Star, Ole Olsen, Pilot, Pirate, Queen of the Prairie, Quincy Beauty, Red Bird, Rex, Robin Hood, Rough and Ready, Solid Comfort, Spinner, Stag, Success, Torpedo, Triumph, Twin Brother, Victoria, Western Star and Young American, while David Bradley sulky plows, sold through Sears, Roebuck & Co.
He is called names like "chief, spear-chucker, or injun," and if he skips a day of school, the teachers think it's because he's been drinking and not because he had a cold.
Shoes follows the journey of outlaw Injun Bill Picote on his quest to avenge his friend's mutilation; he is accompanied by his former jailmate, who is searching for his mother and sistet.
Injun Joe turns out to be the first of a dangerous new breed of self-aware Zum and must be stopped before he can raise an army.
Guinness Northern Counties' housing manager accompanied police in handing out tions at th and spoke the victim social beha The te yobs - two 18, one 19 another a just 13-yea old - we given injun ctions banning any form of anti-social be haviour a if breached sult in tough ties.
Reel Injun documents the American travels of filmmaker Neil Diamond as he recounts the Hollywood movies made about Native people over the last 100 years and how they have shaped the way Indians are seen by the world.