Paki


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Pak·i

 (păk′ē)
n. pl. Pak·is Chiefly British Offensive Slang
Used as a disparaging term for a person of Pakistani or South Asian birth or ancestry.

Paki

(ˈpækɪ)
n, pl Pakis
1. (Peoples) a Pakistani or person of Pakistani descent
2. (Peoples) (loosely) a person from any part of the Indian subcontinent
adj
3. (Peoples) Pakistani or of Pakistani descent
4. (Peoples) (loosely) denoting a person from the Indian subcontinent

Pak•i

(ˈpæk i, ˈpɑ ki)

n., pl. Pak•is.
usage: This term is a slur and should be avoided. It is used with disparaging intent and is perceived as highly insulting.
n.
Slang: Extremely Disparaging and Offensive. (a contemptuous term used to refer to a Pakistani or other S Asian, esp. one who has emigrated to Britain or a Commonwealth nation.)
[1960–65; by shortening]
Translations
Arabe du coinpoundé

Paki

(pej inf)
n (= person)Pakistani mf
adj shop etcpakistanisch
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He accepted that in the heat of the moment he called the man Paki, but he said he was not a racist.
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A spokesman said: "If calling someone a Paki is not racist behaviour then what is?
The link between his extremist views and interest in explosives was illustrated by a note reading "compressed thermite grenade vs Paki front door".
The writer states that Paki being the short for Pakistani should be acceptable just like Brit is for British and Scot for Scottish.
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