Paki

noun
\ ˈpa-kē How to pronounce Paki (audio) , ˈpä- How to pronounce Paki (audio) \

Definition of Paki

chiefly British, offensive
used as an insulting and contemptuous term for an immigrant from Pakistan or a neighboring south Asian country

First Known Use of Paki

1964, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Paki

short for Pakistani

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“Paki.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Paki. Accessed 16 Feb. 2020.

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Paki

noun
How to pronounce Paki (audio) How to pronounce Paki (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of Paki

British, informal + offensive : a person from Pakistan

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