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.
The greasers are always at the mercy of the "socs," or the rich kids, of their neighborhood, and Ponyboy and his friends are no strangers to their torment.
Majority of the employees are Filipinos and Indonesians working varied jobs-security guards, electricians, greasers, state room attendants, cooks' and dining room assistants, waiters, waitresses, etc.
The basic idea, of course, is to maneuver the airplane so you can glide to the runway under partial power and execute one of your greasers of a landing.
Tenders are invited for Repairs And Maintenance Of Unserviceable Lt Ug Cable, Replacement Of Point Wiring, Additional Alteration To Electrical Network And Repair To Greasers Installed At Various Locations In The Area Under Ge (I) Navy Porbandar
Danny's the leader of the T-Birds, a group of black-jacket greasers while Sandy hangs with the Pink Ladies, a group of pink-wearing girls led by Rizzo.
Similarly the repair works and installation of lighting system, ceiling fans, greasers and other equipment are also being continued as per set policy under supervision of responsible officials.
Similarly the repair works and installation of lighting system, ceiling fans, greasers and other equipment had also being continued as per set policy under supervision of responsible officials.
The book address topics such as The Black Legend, banditos, greasers, Zorro, and oloose womeno both thematically and chronologically in order to document the role of Latinos, including Spanish-Mexican Jews, in the conquest of the territory west of the Mississippi.
CMW Attachments also carry a constant supply of auto greasers, hydraulic hammer parts, chisel tool bits, moil tool bits blunt tool bits, and can usually ship them within 24 hours.
TRAGEDY: The Titanic sank in April, 1912 COAL FACE: Paul Neenan, Dave Watkins and Peter McGrath played the roles of stokers and greasers FAMILY TIES: Ellen Jones, 91, whose father was in charge of a lifeboat, attended the service Pictures: JAMES MALONEY
Then the floor exploded into colour as the show began, the stage filled with the greasers, girls and nerds of Rydell High School.