Definition of wop noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//wɒp//
; NAmE NAmE//wɑːp//
(taboo, slang)
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a very offensive word for a person from southern Europe, especially an Italian Word Origin early 20th cent. (originally US): origin uncertain, perhaps from Italian guappo ‘bold, showy’, from Spanish guapo ‘dandy’.

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