Informal any hypothetical or actual small town in the U.S., regarded as typically dull, insignificant, etc.
Origin of Podunkafter a village of that name in Mass. or Conn.: probably of Amerindian origin, originally
A small isolated town, region, or place that is regarded as unimportant.
Origin of PodunkAfter Podunk, name of two New England towns, of southern New England Algonquian origin.
From Podunk, a mythical small town of no importance.