Guinea vs Eyetie - What's the difference?

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Guinea is a synonym of eyetie.


As nouns the difference between guinea and eyetie

is that guinea is (us|slang|pejorative|ethnic slur) a person of italian descent while eyetie is (british|slang|dated|derogatory|ethnic slur) an italian.

guinea

English

(wikipedia Guinea)

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • Country in Western Africa. Official name: Republic of Guinea.
  • (US, slang, derogatory, ethnic slur) Someone of Italian descent in the United States.
  • Derived terms

    * Equatorial Guinea * French Guinea * Guinea-Bissau * Guinean * New Guinea * Papua New Guinea * Portuguese Guinea * Spanish Guinea

    See also

    *

    eyetie

    English

    Alternative forms

    *eye-tie

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (British, slang, dated, derogatory, ethnic slur) An Italian.
  • * 1944 , Lawson Glassop, We were the rats
  • The only danger of gas from the Eyeties was when they breathed garlic on you.
  • * 1944 , Richard Baxter, Stand by to surface
  • We got out to sea again, but it was not long before the Eyeties were on our track again.
  • * 1986 , Aidan Chambers, Dance on My Grave
  • D'you think they're Eyeties ? Supposed to be great lovers...

    Synonyms

    * (person of Italian descent) dago * (person of Italian descent) goombah * (person of Italian descent) greaseball * (person of Italian descent) guido * (person of Italian descent) guinea * (person of Italian descent) wog * (person of Italian descent) wop