wop

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Neapolitan guappo(dude, stud), a greeting borrowed from Spanish guapo(bold, handsome). Sometimes erroneously attributed as an acronym to the initialism of Without Papers.

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Noun[edit]

wop ‎(plural wops)

  1. (Britain, US, slang, derogatory, ethnic slur) A person of Italian descent.
  2. world's oldest profession

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

wōp m

  1. weeping, lamentation

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Noun[edit]

wop

  1. water

References[edit]

  • transnewguinea.org, citing D. C. Laycock, Languages of the Lumi Subdistrict (West Sepik District), New Guinea (1968), Oceanic Linguistics, 7 (1): 36-66