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Definition of Greaser

Babylon English Dictionary

person or thing which applies grease; person from South America (Derogatory Slang); flatterer (Slang); member of a gang or group (Slang)
Greaser Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(n.)
One who, or that which, greases; specifically, a person employed to lubricate the working parts of machinery, engines, carriages, etc.
  
(n.)
A nickname sometimes applied in contempt to a Mexican of the lowest type.
  
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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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.]
greaser
n : ethnic slur; offensive terms for a person of mexican descent [syn: wetback, taco]



ENGLISH IDIOMS 2.EDITION
a young man with greasy hair, a hoodlum, a hood Two greasers were hanging out behind the school.
English Idioms WM 1.3a
a young man with greasy hair; a hoodlum, a hood 
Two greasers were hanging out behind the school.
Australian Slang
(racist) member of a Latin-American race, especially a Mexican
London Slang
slang name for a 50's style bloke. Taken from the greasy brillcream look of the time.
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. offensive terms for a person of Mexican descent
(synonym) wetback, taco
(hypernym) Mexican
(classification) ethnic slur
Greaser Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
Railroad-Related Terms
A section of curved track that has flange lubricators.
Greaser Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Greasers may refer to:
  • Greaser (derogatory), a derogatory term for a Mexican
  • Greaser (subculture), a subculture that developed in the United States in the 1950s
  • Greaser (Transformers), a member of the Micromasters
  • Rocker (subculture) a bike subculture that started in the United Kingdom in the 1950s
  • A device to apply grease
  • Someone who uses vegetable oil as fuel 
  • Someone who uses a derivative of a fat (such as Biodiesel or Lard) for fuel or for application as a hair product
  • A variation of the Italian ethnic slur, greaseball
  • The Greasers, a fictional gang from S.E. Hinton's The Outsiders
  • The Greasers, a fictional clique from the video game Bully
  • A person who gives out bribes and payoffs (money in this case is the grease), such as Jake "Greasy Thumb" Guzik 
  • A sailor responsible for lubricating the bearings and moving parts of engines and mechanical equipment aboard a ship; see also Oiler (occupation)
  • In aviation, a smooth or soft landing with no noticeable bounce after contact with the landing surface

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