greaseball

noun
grease·​ball | \ ˈgrēs-ˌbȯl How to pronounce greaseball (audio) \

Definition of greaseball

disparaging + offensive
: a person of Hispanic or Mediterranean descent

First Known Use of greaseball

circa 1922, in the meaning defined above

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“Greaseball.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/greaseball. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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