American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Chiefly British Offensive Slang Used as a disparaging term for a person from Pakistan or neighboring countries or for the descendant of such a person.
- n. UK, Canada, Australia, offensive, ethnic slur A Pakistani, or, more generally and incorrectly used, a person who is perceived to be from South Asian or the Indian Subcontinent origin which is still considered offensive. See usage notes.
- adj. UK, Canada, Australia, pejorative Pakistani, or perceived to be Pakistani.
- Shortened from Pakistani (Wiktionary)
- Short for Pakistani. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Acourt, according to the transcript "bangs it on chair", and a minute later Dobson is present as another youth uses the term "Paki".”
“The term Paki became to be considered racist because it was applied indiscriminately to all dark skinned Asians no matter where they came from.”
“The term Paki has similar connotations to ni ... gg, kaff. .ir, wog.”
“In the programme tonight, we'll talk about whether the term Paki is offensive.”
“One South Asian theatre festival in Canada asked Ms. Fatima to alter the title of the show to "Dirty Pakistani Lingerie" because the festival's jury didn't feel the word "Paki," often used as a derogatory nickname for someone of Pakistani ethnicity, was appropriate.”
“After their work was done, his attackers punched the air in triumph - 'that's what you call Paki bashing,' they yelled.”
“Paki is not the same as jock, or taff, or other friendly terms.”
“Paki is more ike terms like Bitch, scum, and niger etc: not terms like jock or taff.”
“Surely they already do, no doubt part of the training in Paki (stani) maddrasses.”
“Paki is a shortening of Pakistani, just as Scot is short for Scotsman.”
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