ethnic slur

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Noun1.ethnic slur - a slur on someone's race or language
aspersion, slur - a disparaging remark; "in the 19th century any reference to female sexuality was considered a vile aspersion"; "it is difficult for a woman to understand a man's sensitivity to any slur on his virility"
boy - (ethnic slur) offensive and disparaging term for Black man; "get out of my way, boy"
Tom, Uncle Tom - (ethnic slur) offensive and derogatory name for a Black man who is abjectly servile and deferential to Whites
sheeny - (ethnic slur) offensive term for a Jew
Mick, Mickey, Paddy - (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Irish descent
ginzo, greaseball, Guinea - (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Italian descent
spic, spik - (ethnic slur) offensive term for persons of Latin American descent
greaser, taco - (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Mexican descent
picaninny - (ethnic slur) offensive term for a Black child
Black person, Black - a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)
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Sirisia MP John Waluke is on the spot over an ethnic slur against Jubilee Party secretary general Raphael Tuju.
23, 2015, and prompted multiple complaints by faculty and students who objected to the use of the swastika and to a printed brochure that was passed out which contained an ethnic slur directed at Hispanic immigrants.
At this time, the only content that is censored consists of hate speech (racial and ethnic slur) and those that encourage terrorism and violent actions.
The Slavitsa Company has been criticized previously for creating a chocolate ice cream named after then-President Barack Obama, which had a wrapper depicting an African boy, and for naming another ice cream with an ethnic slur for Ukrainians.
In other words, inaccurate (and hence biased) generalizations made about a certain ethnic group (e.g., they are all uneducated, violent, heavy drinkers) are reinforced by the ethnic slur (mick).
The office refused to register the band's name as a trademark because it is an ethnic slur. The Slants' front man, Simon Tam, challenged the refusal in court, and on Monday won a unanimous victory for free speech.
The employees engaged in "inappropriate and unacceptable workplace misconduct" by sending text messages last year that included "inexcusable comments ranging from an ethnic slur to profane and degrading statements about supervisors and co-workers," Prudential said in documents filed Wednesday in state court in Newark, New Jersey, where the insurer is based.
In the article, Huang reached a grudging admiration for ABC because the pilot addressed an episode from his youth where he confronted a schoolmate for using an ethnic slur against him.
And, given the derogatory manner in which Ibn Hawqal refers to them, as well as the many other acerbic insults he hurls at other (Muslim) Palermitans, we can surmise that he may very well have been using "Barqajana" as an ethnic slur.
Due to the inclusion of an ethnic slur targeted at Blacks, a main effect for ethnicity was not expected.
I was distressed and outraged to read the implied ethnic slur and stupid unprofessional remarks that were printed about my good friend and colleague Frank Donaruma in Howard Hillyer's article, "How I got to Carnegie Hall," pp 39-43, February 2013 issue of The Horn Call.
Kaine was running against former Republican star George Allen, who came under fire in 2006 for using an ethnic slur to belittle an Indian American volunteer for his rival.