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grease·ball

 (grēs′bôl′)
n. Offensive Slang
Used as a disparaging term for a person of Latin and especially Italian descent.
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greaseball

(ˈɡriːsˌbɔːl; ˈɡriːzˌbɔːl)
n
(Peoples) offensive US a person of Italian descent
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.greaseball - (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Italian descent
depreciation - a communication that belittles somebody or something
ethnic slur - a slur on someone's race or language
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
Italian - a native or inhabitant of Italy
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This must be a place where miracles occur, as eccentric greaseballs make mistakes like this each week yet get back to operate without so much as a slap on the stethoscope.
There's an elite minority of "creators" (genuinely!!!--in the Salda sense), and then a majority of "producers"--and alse a certain (probably necessary--like everywhere) percent of greaseballs including immoral scum.
Then she wonders why the pair of us only pull groping greaseballs!