wop

noun, often capitalized \ ˈwäp \
Updated on: 28 Feb 2018

Definition of wop

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

Origin and Etymology of wop

Italian dialect guappo swaggerer, tough, from Spanish guapo, probably from Middle French dialect vape, wape weak, insipid, from Latin vappa wine gone flat

First Known Use: 1906

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