- a member of the Hukbong Mapagpalaya ng Bayan (People's Liberation Army), a Communist agrarian revolutionary group in central Luzon in the Philippines.
- a member of the Hukbalahap, an anti-Japanese resistance group in central Luzon during World War II.
Origin of Huk
shortening of Tagalog hukbo army
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Examples from the Web for huk
I asked Huk if they can stay with us in our time, at least for a while.
All, including Huk who left the table, stared with fright at it and at the rifle.
At the moment they were already within the Huk home-planet's atmosphere.
So the police matter-of-factly tried to incorporate the Huk culture into the human.
They painstakingly tried to arrange a sub-precinct station on the largest Huk home planet, with Huk cops in charge.