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Wop   /wɑp/   Listen

(ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Italian descent.  Synonyms: dago, ginzo, greaseball, Guinea.

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"Wop" Quotes from Famous Books

... boss of this job is? My wife. I'm nothing but an ordinary day-laborer, a plain Mick, a sort of a Wop, obeying orders. Good gosh, you don't think I've got brains enough to design this flower-bed, do you? No, sirree! It takes an artist to think up a design like this. When I get all these rocks in ...
— West Wind Drift • George Barr McCutcheon

... whole mind to it, he learns practical things fast. Even a dumb-head Wop gets his English rapidly when he's where he has to talk that or nothing. Inside of three years I had that ranch paying, and paying big. It was due to my friends whom I had been afraid of, and I'm not ashamed to say so. There's Herefords on our range now instead of that lot of heady long-horns ...
— The Killer • Stewart Edward White

... de folks to dig down inter deir jeans for de stuff, or out dey goes before supper. I got dat from my kid frien' what knows a kid what lives dere. An' say, he has it pretty fierce, dat kid. De kid what lives dere. He's a wop kid, an Italian, an' he's in bad 'cos his pa comes over from Italy to woik ...
— The Prince and Betty - (American edition) • P. G. Wodehouse

Words linked to "Wop" :   depreciation, cant, derogation, dago, Italian, guinea, jargon, patois, ethnic slur, lingo, vernacular, argot, ginzo, doo-wop, slang, disparagement

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