[ dey-goh ]
/ ˈdeɪ goʊ /
noun, plural da·gos, da·goes. (often initial capital letter) Slang: Extremely Disparaging and Offensive.
a contemptuous term used to refer to a person of Italian or sometimes Spanish origin or descent.
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Origin of dago
1715–25, Americanism; alteration of Diego < Spanish: a given name
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Definition for dago (2 of 2)
[ dahg-œ ]
/ ˈdɑgˌœ /
Danish name of Hiiumaa.
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British Dictionary definitions for dago
/ (ˈdeɪɡəʊ) /
noun plural -gos or -goes
derogatory a member of a Latin race, esp a Spaniard or Portuguese
Word Origin for dago
C19: alteration of Diego, a common Spanish name
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