• n. 移居美国的南欧黑肤人(尤指意大利人)
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wop 南欧人

美国俚语,通常认为来自意大利方言guappo,无赖,恶棍,傻瓜,含贬义。俗词源认为来自without passport的缩写词,因20世纪初大量没护照的意大利人涌入美国。

wop (n.)
derogatory for "Italian," 1912, American English slang, apparently from southern Italian dialect guappo "dandy, dude, stud," a greeting among male Neapolitans, said to be from Spanish guapo "bold, dandy," which is from Latin vappa "sour wine," also "worthless fellow;" related to vapidus (see vapid). It is probably not an acronym, and the usual story that it is one seems to date only to c. 1985.