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From the Italian forename Gino.
gino (plural ginos)
- (US, Canada, slang, derogatory) A person of Mediterranean (especially Italian) descent, stereotypically regarded as shallow and materialistic.
- 1993, Purdue Research Foundation, Romance Languages Annual:
- Ginos are essentially teenagers of Italian background who take on what they think are traits that characterize an Italian...
- 1994, Marcel Danesi, Cool: The Signs and Meanings of Adolescence:
- Ginos and Ginas typically came from Italian households, wore stylish clothing, and listened to disco-type music.
- 200, "[+//Tania//-]", "They're not going there just to get high" (discussion on Internet newsgroup alt.rave)
- Not all ginos and ginas are the same, just becuz you've come across a couple you hate, doesn't mean you hate them all. ... Where I live it is probably 99% ginos and ginas and I get along with them just fine, in fact, my boyfriend is a gino.
- Saytun Qhuraan kee kay maqnah tarjamaty Qafar afal tani [The clear Qur'an and its explanation translated into the Afar language], Suurat Al-Faatica, verse 2:
- Faylaa kee Saare ginô Rabbi le.
- Our Lord of creation is worthy of praise and praisesongs.
- kind, type
Declension of ginó
- E. M. Parker; R. J. Hayward (1985), “gino”, in An Afar-English-French dictionary (with Grammatical Notes in English), University of London, →ISBN