Italian vs Guido - What's the difference?

italian | guido |


As nouns the difference between italian and guido

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

italian

English

(wikipedia Italian) (Italian)

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Pertaining to Italy, its people or its language.
  • Synonyms

    * (l)

    Derived terms

    * Italian cloth * Italian iron * Italian juice

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An inhabitant of Italy, or a person of Italian descent.
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    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • The official language of Italy, also spoken in San Marino, the Vatican, and parts of Switzerland.
  • Derived terms

    * Old Italian

    See also

    * (it) * Language list

    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

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