- a contemptuous term used to refer to any nonwhite person, especially a dark-skinned native of the Middle East or Southeast Asia.
Origin of wog
Examples from the Web for wog
"You must never ask for it, my darling girl," Wog had said quickly.
Upon the piano—it was Wog's piano now, a present from Rita—was a massive photograph frame of silver.
These kindly memories of this great day passed in reverie through the tear-charged heart of Wog.
Rita, in her new-found love, her legitimate love, had never mentioned the poet to Wog.
I am going to marry Dicker to-morrow morning, and by the time you see this—Wog will send it—I shall be married.
- British slang, derogatory a foreigner, esp one who is not White
- slang, mainly Australian influenza or any similar illness
Word Origin and History for wog
c.1920, "a lower-class babu shipping clerk" [Partridge]; later World War II British armed forces slang for "native of India" (especially as a servant or laborer), possibly shortened from golliwog. Many acronym origins have been proposed, none found satisfactory.