Paki
noun Etymology: short for Pakistani Date: 1964 chiefly British usually offensive an immigrant from Pakistan or a neighboring south Asian country

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  • paki — ×pakì (l. poki) conj. Rud, Kls kol: Pakì pastatėm [namą], pakì uždengėm, ir apjuodo sienos Plk. Paki da saulė nusileis, aš paspėsiu tą varstą suart Bsg. Pakì pareini, sutemsta viškai Mžš. Pakì da gali krutėt, tai kruta Gg. Pakì tu mane… …   Dictionary of the Lithuanian Language

  • paki — paki·stan; paki; paki·stani; …   English syllables

  • Paki — (n.) British slang for immigrant from Pakistan, 1964, from first element of PAKISTAN (Cf. Pakistan) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Paki — ► NOUN (pl. Pakis) Brit. informal, offensive ▪ a Pakistani …   English terms dictionary

  • Paki — [pak′ē] n. [shortened < PAKISTANI] [Brit. Slang] a dark skinned person of Pakistani or Indian descent: a term of hostility and contempt …   English World dictionary

  • paki — n British a. a Pakistani. The abbreviation, invariably used in a racist context, began to be heard in the later 1960s. ► Paki scum go home. (Racist graffito, Whitechapel, London, 1980) b. a shop, usually a supermarket or general store, operated… …   Contemporary slang

  • Paki — UK [ˈpækɪ] / US noun [countable] Word forms Paki : singular Paki plural Pakis British offensive an extremely offensive word for an Asian person …   English dictionary

  • paki — • a derogatory term used to describe anyone who looks vaguely Asian even though it is an abbreviation for Pakistani. The term is offensive, especially if the person is Indian and not Pakistani. One common phrase that uses the term is Paki shop ,… …   Londonisms dictionary

  • pakı — (Meğri) lay. – Adama iki pakı biçip çevirecesiz mən gəlincən …   Azərbaycan dilinin dialektoloji lüğəti

  • Paki — /pak ee, pah kee/, n., pl. Pakis. Chiefly Brit. Slang (disparaging and offensive). 1. a Pakistani, esp. one who has emigrated to Britain. 2. any emigrant to Britain from the Indian subcontinent. [1960 65; by shortening, with i construed as Y2] *… …   Universalium

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