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Paki

[pak-ee, pah-kee] /ˈpæk i, ˈpɑ ki/
noun, plural Pakis. 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.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; by shortening, with i construed as -y2
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British Dictionary definitions for Paki

Paki

/ˈpækɪ/
noun (pl) Pakis
1.
a Pakistani or person of Pakistani descent
2.
(loosely) a person from any part of the Indian subcontinent
adjective
3.
Pakistani or of Pakistani descent
4.
(loosely) denoting a person from the Indian subcontinent
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Word Origin and History for Paki
n.

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

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Related Abbreviations for Paki

Paki

offensive Pakistani
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