wop

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: woþ

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Neapolitan guappo (dude, stud), a greeting borrowed from Spanish guapo (bold, handsome). Erroneously attributed to the initialism Without Papers.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

wop (plural wops)

  1. (UK, US, slang, derogatory, ethnic slur) A person of Italian descent.

Translations[edit]

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): guido
  • (person of Italian descent): guinea
  • (person of Italian descent): wog

Anagrams[edit]


Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *wōpaz (clamour, weeping).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

wōp m

  1. weeping, lamentation

Descendants[edit]