ginzo

[ gin-zoh ]
/ ˈgɪn zoʊ /

noun, plural gin·zoes.Slang: Extremely Disparaging and Offensive.

a contemptuous term used to refer to a person of Italian origin or descent.

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Origin of ginzo

1930–35; origin uncertain; compare guinea in this sense
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