Wog vs Woo - What's the difference?
As a noun 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.
As a verb wog
is (slang) to steal.
As a proper noun woo is
a chinese surname.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
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.
(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).
* (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
Abbreviation of polliwog .
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
A minor illness, a bug, an insect or parasite.
Initialism, coined by .
(Scientology) an acronym for "Without Goals", i.e. a person who is not a Scientologist.
WOG = water-oil-gas, typically marked on valves indicating acceptable for use with these fluids.
(slang) To steal.
From (etyl) wowen, .
* wo, wow, wowe (obsolete)
To endeavor to gain someone's support.
(often of a man) To try to persuade someone to marry oneself; to solicit in love.
To court solicitously; to invite with importunity.
- Each, like the Grecian artist, wooes / The image he himself has wrought.
- Thee, chantress, oft the woods among / I woo , to hear thy even song.
- I woo the wind / That still delays his coming.
* woo back
(slang) Expressing joy or mirth; woohoo, yahoo.
- "I got you a new cell phone." "Woo , that's great!"