(third-person singular simple present boondocks, present participle boondocking, simple past and past participle boondocked)
1910s, Tagalog bundok (“mountain”), adopted by American troops, reinforced or re-adopted during World War II.
Variant of boondocks
- a jungle or a wild, heavily wooded area; wilderness
- ☆ any remote rural or provincial region; hinterland
Origin of boondocksorigin, originally World War II military slang ; from Tagalog bundok, mountain