[ chahy-kom ]
/ ˈtʃaɪˌkɒm /
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Slang: Disparaging. a contemptuous term used to refer to a Chinese Communist.
a grenade or other weapon manufactured in Communist China.
of or relating to the People's Republic of China.
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usage note for Chicom
Though the term was originally an official military abbreviation, the derogatory slang use originated during the Vietnam War.
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