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COOLIE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does coolie mean? 

COOLIE (noun)
  The noun COOLIE has 1 sense:

1. an offensive name for an unskilled Asian laborer

  Familiarity information: COOLIE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


COOLIE (noun)


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Meaning:

An offensive name for an unskilled Asian laborer

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

coolie; cooly

Hypernyms ("coolie" is a kind of...):

Asian; Asiatic (a native or inhabitant of Asia)


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