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wog

[wog] /wɒg/
noun, Chiefly British Slang: Extremely Disparaging and Offensive.
1.
a contemptuous term used to refer to any nonwhite, especially a dark-skinned native of the Middle East or Southeast Asia.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; perhaps shortening of golliwogg
Related forms
woggish, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for wog

wog1

/wɒɡ/
noun
1.
(Brit, slang, derogatory) a foreigner, esp one who is not White
Word Origin
probably from golliwog

wog2

/wɒɡ/
noun
1.
(slang, mainly Austral) influenza or any similar illness
Word Origin
C20: of unknown origin
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Word Origin and History for wog
n.

c.1920, "a lower-class babu shipping clerk" [Partridge]; later World War II British armed forces slang for "native of India" (especially as a servant or laborer), possibly shortened from golliwog. Many acronym origins have been proposed, none found satisfactory.

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Slang definitions & phrases for wog

wobble weed

noun

angel dust (1970s+ Narcotics)


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