Definitions for johnny canuck
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word johnny canuck
A Canadian soldier.
A personification of Canada.
Origin: 1869, Johnny + Canuck, a character in political cartoons.
Johnny Canuck was a Canadian cartoon hero and superhero who was created as a political cartoon in 1869 and was later re-invented, most notably as a Second World War action hero in 1942. The Vancouver Canucks, a professional ice hockey team in the National Hockey League, currently use a lumberjack rendition of Johnny Canuck as one of their team logos.
Find a translation for the johnny canuck definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these johnny canuck definitions with the community:
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"johnny canuck." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 22 Aug. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/johnny canuck>.