greaser


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greas·er

 (grē′sər, -zər)
n.
1. One who greases, such as a worker who greases working parts in a machine.
2. Slang A tough young man, especially one from a white working-class background who is much involved with motorcycles or cars.
3. Offensive Slang Used as a disparaging term for a person of Latin, especially Latin American or Italian, descent.

greaser

(ˈɡriːzə; ˈɡriːsə)
n
1. (Automotive Engineering) a mechanic, esp of motor vehicles
2. (Nautical Terms) a semiskilled engine attendant aboard a merchant ship
3. a young long-haired motorcyclist, usually one of a gang
4. an unpleasant person, esp one who ingratiates himself with superiors

greas•er

(ˈgri sər)

n.
1. a person or thing that greases.
2. Slang. a swaggering young tough, esp. a member of a street gang.
[1635–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.greaser - (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Mexican descent
derogation, disparagement, depreciation - a communication that belittles somebody or something
ethnic slur - a slur on someone's race or language
Mexican - a native or inhabitant of Mexico
Translations

greaser

[ˈgriːsəʳ] N
1. (= mechanic) → mecánico/a m/f
2. (o.f.) (= motorcyclist) → motociclista mf
3. (pej) (= ingratiating person) → pelota mf, lameculos mf
4. (US) (pej) (= Latin American) → sudaca mf

greaser

n
(inf, = motorcyclist) → Motorradfahrer(in) m(f); (= gang member)Rocker m (inf)
(US pej: = Latin American) → Latino m (inf)
(inf, = motor mechanic) → Automechaniker(in) m(f)
References in classic literature ?
But God don't look like that yellow little Greaser.
35PM Long before Natural Born Killers came THE film about serial killing sweethearts, Martin Sheen played a 1950s greaser from the wrong side of the tracks.
It's California, 1959 and greaser Danny Zuko and Australian Sandy Olsson are in love.
London-born Jools progressed from playing pubs in the East End docks as a teenage greaser, to leading his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra and selling millions of records.
Don says: "I was a Fireman/ Greaser onboard the PSNC Ship SS Flamenco in 1969.
A dust seal system, equipped with an auto greaser, protects the crusher's lubrication oil from contamination, resulting in longer service life, fewer spare parts replacement and lower costs.
We love his 50s, Elvis wannabe, Teddy Boy Greaser look.
As well as new material, it will feature new versions of JT tracks such as Requiem, From A Deadbeat To An Old Greaser, Moths, Home and Fire At Midnight, Barre.
The film told of good girl Sandy and greaser Danny who fell in love during a summer in the 1950s.
Mr Richards worked as a railway greaser and carriage and wagon examiner before becoming a representative for a mail order company.
The powered pipe greaser and state-of-the-art rod loader are standard features, as are the floating open-top vise wrenches.
Love blooms, but when Danny returns to school, he is surprised to find Sandy, who doesn't match the image he has built for himself as part of the greaser gang, the T-Birds.