dago definition

  • noun:
    • Offensive Slang Used as a disparaging term for an Italian, Spaniard, or Portuguese.
    • A person of Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, or other Mediterranean lineage.
    • someone of Italian descent.
    • A nickname directed at one of Spanish (or, by extension, Portuguese or Italian) lineage.
    • initially, one born of Spanish parents, especially in Louisiana: utilized as an effective name, and from now on extended to Spaniards, Portuguese, and Italians generally speaking.
    • when you look at the island of Guam, the square-stemmed yam, Dioscorea alata, as well as other species of Dioscorea resembling it.
    • (ethnic slur) unpleasant term for you of Italian descent

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