Hun: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (hun), [key]
— n.
  1. a member of a nomadic and warlike Asian people who devastated or controlled large parts of eastern and central Europe and who exercised their greatest power under Attila in the 5th century a.d.
  2. (often l.c.) a barbarous, destructive person; vandal.
    1. a German soldier in World War I or II.
    2. a German.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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