[sometimesW-]Slang an Italian or a person of Italian descent: an offensive term of hostility and contempt
Origin of wopuncertain or unknown; perhaps from Italian dialect, dialectal guappo, ruffian
Used as a disparaging term for a person of Italian birth or ancestry.
Origin of wopItalian dialectal guappo thug from Spanish guapo handsome, dashing, braggart, bully from French dialectal wape rogue from Latin vappa flat wine, scoundrel
- (UK, US, slang, derogatory, ethnic slur) A person of Italian descent.