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greaser


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Greaser  \Greas"er\,  n. 
  1.  One  who  or  that  which  greases;  specifically,  a  person 
  employed  to  lubricate  the  working  parts  of  machinery, 
  engines,  carriages,  etc 
 
  2.  A  nickname  sometimes  applied  in  contempt  to  a  Mexican  of 
  the  lowest  type  [Low,  U.  S.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  greaser 
  n  :  ethnic  slur;  offensive  terms  for  a  person  of  Mexican  descent 
  [syn:  {wetback},  {taco}] 




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