Twinkie

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Twinkie (plural Twinkies)

  1. (uncountable) A brand of cake, yellow in colour, and having a white, creamy filling, known for its artificiality and long shelf life.
  2. (countable) One of these cakes.
  3. (countable, US, derogatory, slang, ethnic slur) An Asian person who dresses, acts and speaks according to Caucasian stereotypes rather than Asian ones (from the "yellow" outside and "white" inside; compare Oreo (Black person who acts white)).

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