[ in-juh n ]
/ ˈɪn dʒən /
noun Older Use: Often Offensive.
an American Indian.
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usage note for Injun
Injun is an informal, nonstandard spelling of Indian. See also honest Injun.
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British Dictionary definitions for injun
/ (ˈɪndʒən) /
US an informal or dialect word for (American) Indian
honest Injun (interjection) slang genuinely; really
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