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wop Taboo

Meaning: a derogatory term for a person from southern Europe, especially an Italian

For example:

  • Greg's a strange guy. He still uses words like "wop" even though we've told him it makes him sound like a racist fool.

  • Some kid at school called Mario a wop. He didn't know that Mario was a black-belt karate champion, but he does now.

Warning! This is very bad language. If you are a non-native speaker, you are advised not to use it. (You could cause resentment or anger if you use it inappropriately.)

Quick Quiz:

If you hear someone use the word "wop", you can be fairly sure that he or she is
  1. a highly intelligent person
  2. a really nice person
  3. an idiot

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