Leb

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Short for Lebanese.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

Leb (plural Lebs)

  1. (Australia, ethnic slur, offensive, derogatory) a Lebanese or Middle Eastern person.
    • 2015, Johnny Lieu, “Cronulla Riots: What happened on one of Australia's darkest days”, in Mashable[1]:
      'Every fucking aussie. Go to Cronulla Beach Sunday for some Leb and wog bashing Aussie Pride ok.'
    • 2018, Daisy Dumas, “What it means to be a 'Leb' in Australian culture”, in SBS[2], Australia: SBS:
      ... Bani as he attempts to slough away his Leb background only to reclaim it and all it represents - not least gang culture.

Synonyms[edit]

  • wog (chiefly Australia)

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