Chink

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Alteration of Chinese

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Chink (plural Chinks)

  1. (slang, offensive) A Chinese person.
    • 1919, W. Somerset Maugham, The Moon and Sixpence, chapter 51
      Then her eyes, always alert for the affairs of her kitchen, fell on some action of the Chinese cook which aroused her violent disapproval. She turned on him with a torrent of abuse. The Chink was not backward to defend himself, and a very lively quarrel ensued.
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