ginzo vs wop what difference

what is difference between ginzo and wop

English

Etymology

Diminutive of Guinea +‎ -o.

Pronunciation

Noun

ginzo (plural ginzos or ginzoes)

  1. (Northeastern US, slang, offensive, ethnic slur, derogatory) A person of Italian birth or descent.


English

Etymology

From Neapolitan guappo (dude, stud), a greeting borrowed from Spanish guapo (bold, handsome).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /wɒp/
  • Rhymes: -ɒp

Noun

wop (plural wops)

  1. (Britain, US, slang, derogatory, ethnic slur) A person of Italian descent.

Synonyms

  • (person of Italian descent): dago, Eyetie, goombah, greaseball, guido, guinea, wog

Translations

Verb

wop (third-person singular simple present wops, present participle wopping, simple past and past participle wopped)

  1. (Southern US) to physically hit, especially hitting a person with a hand

Anagrams

  • POW, PoW, pow

Middle English

Alternative forms

  • wope, weop

Etymology

From Old English wōp, from Proto-Germanic *wōpaz.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /woːp/

Noun

wop (plural wopes)

  1. the action of or a moment of crying or weeping; lamentation

Descendants

  • English: woop, whoop

References

  • “wọ̄p(e, n.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-07-12.

Old English

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /woːp/

Noun

wōp m (nominative plural wōpas)

  1. weeping, lamentation

Declension

Descendants

  • Middle English: wop, weop
    • English: woop, whoop

Torricelli

Noun

wop

  1. water

References

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

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