dago

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noun da·go \ˈdā-(ˌ)gō\

Definition of dago

plural

dagos

or

dagoes

offensive

  1. —used as an insulting and contemptuous term for a person of Italian or Spanish birth or descent

Origin and Etymology of dago

alteration of earlier diego, from Diego, a common Spanish given name


First Known Use: 1832


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