Wog vs Guido - What's the difference?

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Wog is a synonym of guido.


As nouns the difference between wog and guido

is that wog is (british|slang|pejorative|ethnic slur) any dark-skinned person most commonly used to refer to people of indian, north african, mediterranean, or middle eastern ancestry or wog can be abbreviation of polliwog or wog can be a minor illness, a bug, an insect or parasite or wog can be (scientology) an acronym for "without goals", ie a person who is not a scientologist or wog can be wog = water-oil-gas, typically marked on valves indicating acceptable for use with these fluids while guido is (slang|us|ethnic slur) italian-american male; an american male of italian extraction as a member of the working-class.

As a verb wog

is (slang) to steal.

wog

English

(wikipedia wog)

Etymology 1

Perhaps an abbreviation of golliwog . The claim that it is an acronym for Westernised Oriental gentleman is demonstrably false, as this etymology does not seem to occur before the 1960’s although the term had been in use for over a hundred years at that point.

Noun

(en noun)
  • (British, slang, pejorative, ethnic slur) Any dark-skinned person. Most commonly used to refer to people of Indian, North African, Mediterranean, or Middle Eastern ancestry.
  • (Australia, slang, pejorative, ethnic slur) A person of Southern European, Mediterranean (especially Italian, Croatian, Lebanese, Greek, Serbian, Macedonian and Bosnian people).
  • 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) guido * (person of Italian descent) guinea * (person of Italian descent) wop

    Etymology 2

    Abbreviation of polliwog .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Abbreviation of polliwog
  • (nautical, slang) Short for pollywog, or a sailor who has never crossed the Equator. Often referred to as either filthy, slimy, or even dirty wogs
  • Etymology 3

    Unknown.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A minor illness, a bug, an insect or parasite.
  • Etymology 4

    Initialism, coined by .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (Scientology) an acronym for "Without Goals", i.e. a person who is not a Scientologist.
  • Etymology 5

    Initialism.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • WOG = water-oil-gas, typically marked on valves indicating acceptable for use with these fluids.
  • Etymology 6

    Unknown.

    Verb

  • (slang) To steal.
  • Derived terms
    * woggish English terms with unknown etymologies ----

    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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