- n. US, slang, pejorative, ethnic slur A person of Italian descent.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. offensive slang a person of Italian descent; -- used as a derogatory ethnic slur, and considered offensive.
- n. (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Italian descent
- Derived from the fact that Italian-Americans are stereotyped as having greasy or greased-up hair, e.g. John Travolta in Grease and Saturday Night Fever. (Wiktionary)
“Somebody killed the old man and the guy you called a greaseball.”
“I hated the negatives that we were subjected to - the 'greaseball' and the 'guinea' and the 'wop,'" recalled”
“Enter vicious greaseball De Witt Albright, a creepy white man par excellence who has an ostensibly simple request: find the lovely miss Daphne Monet, a blonde with a penchant for black men.”
“Eww, why would anyone date a greaseball like Pattinson?”
“And the truth is that the same pack of greaseball oligarchs have done it again.”
“I think he is much more apealing than that greaseball mollusk Schumer.”
“Big fat greaseball Chinaman with that jagged scar over his nose.”
“See the guy next to the greaseball, the one with his arm in a sling?”
“Has a pal from Taco-Tico Land, a guy who takes offense just because somebody called him a greaseball.”
“UGLINESS, NOT AN APP FOR THAT - A guy with the email address email@example.com, going by the name David Owens, sent the following note this morning to a Raul Grijalva staffer: "Looking forward to this Mexican greaseball getting defeated - Sent from my iPhone.”
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