HyperDic: ethnic_slur

English > 1 sense of the expression ethnic slur:
NOUNcommunicationethnic slura slur on someone's race or language
English > ethnic slur: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningA slur on someone's race or language.
Broaderaspersion, slurA disparaging remark
UsagePaddy, Mick, Mickey(ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Irish descent
chink, Chinaman(ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Chinese descent
coolie, cooly(ethnic slur) an offensive name for an unskilled Asian laborer
greaser, wetback, taco(ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Mexican descent
kike, hymie, sheeny, yid(ethnic slur) offensive term for a Jew
pickaninny, piccaninny, picaninny(ethnic slur) offensive term for a Black child
spic, spik, spick(ethnic slur) offensive term for persons of Latin American descent
wop, dago, ginzo, Guinea, greaseball(ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Italian descent

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