HyperDic: spic

English > 2 senses of the word spic:
ADJECTIVEallspic, immaculate, speckless, spick-and-span, spic-and-span, spick, spotlesscompletely neat and clean
NOUNperson spic, spik, spick(ethnic slur) offensive term for persons of Latin American descent
spic > pronunciation
Soundsspih'k
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > spic: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningCompletely neat and clean.
Examples
  • "a spick-and-span kitchen"
  • "their spic red-visored caps"
Synonymsimmaculate, speckless, spick-and-span, spic-and-span, spick, spotless
BroadercleanFree from dirt or impurities
Spanishimpecable, inmaculado
Catalanimmaculat, impecable
English > spic: 2 senses > noun 1, person
Meaning(ethnic slur) offensive term for persons of Latin American descent.
Synonymsspik, spick
BroaderLatin American, LatinoAn artificial language based on words common to the Romance languages
Usage ofdisparagement, depreciation, derogationA communication that belittles somebody or something
ethnic slurA slur on someone's race or language
slang, cant, jargon, lingo, argot, patois, vernacularA characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)
Spanishspik
Catalanspic, spik

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