Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Offensive Slang Used as a disparaging term for a person of Italian birth or descent.

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  • n. (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Italian descent

Etymologies

Origin unknown.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • He fuckin 'had no respect for that Sicilian ginzo, comin' inta turf Gino wanted, making deals wid Gino's enemies.

    Second Skin

  • “Sweetie, you know what Mickey did to the ginzo killed Hooky Rothman?”

    The Big Nowhere

  • Submit a link to anything interesting: news article, blog entry, video, picture ... ginzo 12 points 3 hours ago*

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  • Mario is an oozing ricotta cheeseball, and someone should punch him in his greasy, leathery, aging ginzo mug.

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  • Did you notice the sleaze ginzo leering at other women when they were at dinner?

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

  • Gino, your pasta is burning, you ginzo knucklehead.

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  • (the black haired one who looks like a monkey) claimed that her husband is a "hunk" ... then they showed this fat ginzo with his greasy head hunched over a pile of lasagna (or whateverit was) shoveling it into his mouth, and he looked like a retarded ape.

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  • "But you know, fella, you're a pretty sour-pussed old ginzo.

    The Laughing Fox

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