- a contemptuous term used to refer to a native of New Guinea.
- a contemptuous term used to refer to an Aborigine.
Origin of boong
First recorded in 1940–45; of obscure origin
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- Australian taboo an Aborigine or Black person
C20: perhaps of native Australian origin