spigotty

noun

spig·​ot·​ty
variants or spiggoty
-ətē,
-ətē,
-i
plural -es
dated slang, disparaging + offensive
: spic

Word History

Etymology

probably from the broken English utterance no speaka de English (meaning "I don't speak English") supposed to be much used by Spanish Americans

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“Spigotty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spigotty. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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