Older Slang: Disparaging and Offensive. a contemptuous term used to refer to a German, especially a German soldier in World War I or II.
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How to use Boche in a sentence
It was pretty near full of water, so I got soaked to the neck, and I hit against a couple of dead Boches in it, too.Private Peat | Harold R. Peat
Likewise it had completely abolished such boches as had tarried too long in the enemy's forward pits and posts.The Glory of The Coming | Irvin S. Cobb
It made enough casualties among the Boches to have an appreciable effect on the course of the battle.
The Boches, on the qui vive, kept the night luminous with rockets and drooping flares.The Wasted Generation | Owen Johnson
Fromentin was singing,—a ribald marching song, an unprintable thing, salacious and vilifying the Boches.The Wasted Generation | Owen Johnson
British Dictionary definitions for Boche
a German, esp a German soldier
the Boche (usually functioning as plural) Germans collectively, esp German soldiers regarded as the enemy
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