greaseball


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grease·ball

 (grēs′bôl′)
n. Offensive Slang
Used as a disparaging term for a person of Latin and especially Italian descent.

greaseball

(ˈɡriːsˌbɔːl; ˈɡriːzˌbɔːl)
n
(Peoples) offensive US a person of Italian descent
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.greaseball - (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Italian descent
derogation, disparagement, depreciation - a communication that belittles somebody or something
ethnic slur - a slur on someone's race or language
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
Italian - a native or inhabitant of Italy
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As might be expected, the staff were all given nicknames, such as KGB (always wanted to know everything) to Greaseball (who used Brylcreem).
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This greaseball, this scuzzbucket, with his shaggy face and tattooed arms and cool nonchalance, dragging her into a web of needles, infection, mistakes she would regret for the rest of her life.
Antihero, SPIN, July 1992, at 50, 55-56 "Remember when they called you a dago, a wop, a guinea, a greaseball," he demanded.
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Among the trains is the American Greaseball, who I thought looked like John Travolta but is supposed to be like Elvis Presley, Buffy the buffet car, Dinah the dining car and Rusty, an old steam train.
With its outlandish cyber-punk costumes, memorable characters from Greaseball and Electra to Rusty and Poppa and a stunning exhibition of roller skating it's the fastest stage show out there.