Guido

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English[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Guido (plural Guidos)

  1. A male given name of Italian origin. English equivalent: Guy
  2. (US, slang, pejorative, ethnic slur) a young, lower class or working class Italian-American or Italian-Canadian male from an urban environment.
  3. (US, slang, pejorative) A clothing style associated with the stereotype.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Carries the connotation of a person who is humorously uncultured and has a thuggish and overtly macho attitude and an unyielding pride in his Italian 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 blowout hairstyles

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Synonyms[edit]

  • (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[edit]

  • (pejorative sense (of a person)): guido

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of Germanic origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡwi.do/
  • Rhymes: -ido
  • Hyphenation: Guì‧do
  • Homophone: guido

Proper noun[edit]

Guido m

  1. A male given name, cognate to Guy.

Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Guido m

  1. Guy (male given name)