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2. often Kraut Offensive Slang Used as a disparaging term for a person of German birth or ancestry.
[German; see sauerkraut.]
slang a derogatory word for German
[from German (Sauer)kraut, literally: (pickled) cabbage]
1. Informal. sauerkraut.
2. (sometimes cap.) Slang: Extremely Disparaging and Offensive. (a contemptuous term used to refer to a German.)
[1915–20; by shortening]
usage: Definition 2 is a slur and should be avoided. It is used with disparaging intent and is perceived as highly insulting.
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|Noun||1.||Kraut - offensive term for a person of German descent|
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
German - a person of German nationality