Guinea vs Guido - What's the difference?

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Guinea is a synonym of guido.


As nouns the difference between guinea and guido

is that guinea is (us|slang|pejorative|ethnic slur) a person of italian descent while guido is (slang|us|ethnic slur) italian-american male; an american male of italian extraction as a member of the working-class.

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

    *

    guido

    English

    (wikipedia Guido)

    Proper noun

    (Guidos)
  • of (etyl) origin. English equivalent: Guy
  • (US, slang, pejorative, ethnic slur) a young, lower class or working class Italian-American or Italian-Canadian male from an urban environment.
  • (US, slang, pejorative) A clothing style associated with the stereotype.
  • Usage notes

    * Carries the connotation of a person who is humorously uncultured and has a thuggish and overtly macho attitude and an unyielding pride in his ancestry. Common in Northeast areas such as Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens, Staten Island, New Jersey, South Philadelphia, Baltimore, Boston, Rhode Island and Southwest Connecticut. * The fashion style includes gold or platinum chains, diamond stud earrings, plain T-shirts or muscle shirts, tracksuits, pompadours, slicked-back hair, or hairstyles

    Synonyms

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

    Alternative forms

    * guido

    Coordinate terms

    * guido, guidette, Guidette

    See also

    *