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wog

 (wŏg)
n. Chiefly British Offensive Slang
Used as a disparaging term for a person of color, especially a person from northern Africa or western or southern Asia.

[Probably short for golliwog.]

wog

(wɒɡ)
n
(Sociology) slang derogatory Brit a foreigner, esp one who is not White
[probably from golliwog]

wog

(wɒɡ)
n
(Pathology) slang chiefly Austral influenza or any similar illness
[C20: of unknown origin]

wog

(wɒg)

n.
usage: This term is a slur and should be avoided. It is used with disparaging intent and is perceived as highly insulting.
n.
Brit. Slang: Extremely Disparaging and Offensive. (a contemptuous term used to refer to a foreigner, esp. a native of a Mediterranean or SW Asian country.)
[1925–30; of obscure orig.]
wog′gish, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wog - (offensive British slang) term used by the British to refer to people of color from Africa or Asia
derogation, disparagement, depreciation - a communication that belittles somebody or something
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
person of color, person of colour - (formal) any non-European non-white person
Translations

Wog

[wɒg] N (Brit) (offensive) → negro/a m/f

wog

n (Brit pej sl) (= non-white foreigner)Kanake m (pej sl); (= Arab)Ali m (pej sl)
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