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Paki

[pak-ee, pah-kee]
noun, plural Pak·is. Chiefly British Slang: Extremely Disparaging and Offensive.
  1. a contemptuous term used to refer to a Pakistani, especially one who has emigrated to Britain.
  2. a contemptuous term used to refer to any emigrant to Britain from the Indian subcontinent.
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Origin of Paki

1960–65; by shortening, with i construed as -y2
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Examples from the Web for paki

Historical Examples of paki

  • Bernice Pauahi was the daughter of the high chief Paki and the high chieftainess Konia.

    The Spell of the Hawaiian Islands and the Philippines

    Isabel Anderson


British Dictionary definitions for paki

Paki

noun plural Pakis
  1. a Pakistani or person of Pakistani descent
  2. (loosely) a person from any part of the Indian subcontinent
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adjective
  1. Pakistani or of Pakistani descent
  2. (loosely) denoting a person from the Indian subcontinent
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Word Origin and History for paki

Paki

n.

British slang for "immigrant from Pakistan," 1964, from first element of Pakistan.

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