Definition of Podunk adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈpəʊdʌŋk//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpoʊdʌŋk//
(US English, informal)
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(of a town) small, dull and not important I’ll be stuck in this Podunk town forever. a master’s degree from some Podunk college Word Originmid 19th cent.: a place name of southern New England, of Algonquian origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Podunk