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SLANT-EYE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does slant-eye mean? 

SLANT-EYE (noun)
  The noun SLANT-EYE has 1 sense:

1. a disparaging term for an Asian person (especially for North Vietnamese soldiers in the Vietnam War)

  Familiarity information: SLANT-EYE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SLANT-EYE (noun)


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Meaning:

A disparaging term for an Asian person (especially for North Vietnamese soldiers in the Vietnam War)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

slant-eye; gook

Hypernyms ("slant-eye" is a kind of...):

Oriental; oriental person (a member of an Oriental race; the term is regarded as offensive by Asians (especially by Asian Americans))


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