Pollack vs Polack - What's the difference?

pollack | polack | Alternative forms |

Pollack is an alternative form of polack.


As nouns the difference between pollack and polack

is that pollack is while polack is .

pollack

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • polack

    English

    Alternative forms

    * Polak, Pollack, Pollock, Polock

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A Pole, or person of Polish descent.
  • (obsolete)
  • * c.'' 1600 ,
  • which to him appear'd / to be a preparation against the Polack . - Act II, Scene ii, line 63
    So levied as before against the Pollack . - Act II, Scene ii, line 75
    Why, then the Polack never will defend it. - Act IV, Scene iv, line 23
  • *
  • Usage notes

    * The term was used neutrally through the late nineteenth century, but is today considered an ethnic slur.

    Synonyms

    * (person of Polish descent) Pole, Polish person

    See also

    * palooka