dago

noun da·go \ ˈdā-(ˌ)gō \

Definition of dago

plural dagos or dagoes
offensive
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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