or dago red
noun Slang: Offensive.
a cheap red wine, especially a jug wine of Italian origin.
Origin of Dago red
First recorded in 1895–1900
usage note for Dago red
The term Dago red is perceived as insulting to or by Italians. Dago is a contemptuous term used to refer to an Italian.
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