dago

noun
da·​go | \ ˈdā-(ˌ)gō How to pronounce dago (audio) \
plural dagos or dagoes

Definition of dago

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

First Known Use of dago

1832, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dago

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

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dago

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English Language Learners Definition of dago

informal + offensive : a person who is from Italy, Spain, or Portugal

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