spic

noun
\ ˈspik How to pronounce spic (audio) \
variants: or less commonly spick

Definition of spic

offensive
used as an insulting and contemptuous term for a Spanish-American person

First Known Use of spic

1916, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for spic

by shortening & alteration from spiggoty, of unknown origin

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“Spic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spic. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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spic

noun

English Language Learners Definition of spic

: a person who is a native Spanish-speaker or whose family is from a Spanish-speaking country

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