woggish

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

wog +‎ -ish

Adjective[edit]

woggish (comparative more woggish, superlative most woggish)

  1. (slang, pejorative, ethnic slur) Exhibiting qualities or behaviour considered characteristic of a wog
    • 1960 Manohar Malgonkar, Distant drum, Asia Pub. House, p60
      I should have thought that we would have stopped all such woggish activities by now. I mean dancing and things.
    • 1987 Anna Gibbs & Alison Tilson, Frictions, an anthology of fiction by women, Spinifex Press, p6
      They were too unrestrainedly ethnic, too woggish (from another point of view), not middle-class enough for my father [...]
    • 2006 Irfan Agha, Uncle Cuckoo, Pegasus Elliot Mackenzie Pu, p104
      Thank God at least you don't speak with a woggish accent.