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.
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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
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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]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.greaser - (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Mexican descent
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
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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
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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)
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References in classic literature ?
"Why, you dirty little greaser! I've a mind to knock your block off right now."
"But God don't look like that yellow little Greaser. THAT I won't fall for.
I mean you, you greaser!" he roared out at Raffles.
A total of 304 firemen, trimmers and greasers worked in the four boiler rooms on this luxury liner, bringing coal from the bunkers and fuelling and maintaining the furnaces.
Tony Award nominee Liesl Tommy directs book writer Adam Rapp's "The Outsiders," about the conflicts between high school greasers and upper-crust rivals in 1967 Oklahoma.
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.
The coming-of-age novel takes place in the late 1960s and talks about the division between the upper and lower class society, also known as "greasers" in the eyes of teenagers.
Cheltenham Mods and Rockers (1965), ATV reports from Cheltenham following several nights of disturbances between the "greasers" and their sworn rivals the mods.
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.