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Meaning of "wog" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD WOG

Probably from golliwog.
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PRONUNCIATION OF WOG

wog  [wɒɡ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WOG

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wog is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES WOG MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Wog

Wog is a slang word in the idiom of Australian English and British English, usually employed as an ethnic or racial slur and considered derogatory and offensive. In British English, wog is an offensive racial slur usually applied to Middle Eastern and South Asian peoples. In Australian English, wog is a term for people with Mediterranean features and is usually applied to people from Southern Europe, either as a term of friendship, in jest, or as a racial slur.

Definition of wog in the English dictionary

The definition of wog in the dictionary is a foreigner, esp one who is not White.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WOG

woeful
woefully
woefulness
woeness
woes
woesome
wof
Woffington
wofully
wofulness
woggish
woggle
wojus
wok
woke
woken
Woking
Wokingham
wokka board
wold

WORDS THAT END LIKE WOG

analog
blog
bulldog
cog
dog
fog
frog
hog
hot dog
hot-dog
jog
log
nog
prog
put on the dog
Tagalog
the Little Dog
tog
vlog
weblog

Synonyms and antonyms of wog in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «wog» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WOG

Find out the translation of wog to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of wog from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «wog» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

WOG
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

wog
570 millions of speakers

English

wog
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

WOG
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

WOG
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

WOG
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

wog
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

WOG
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

wog
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Wai
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

WOG
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

バイキン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

아랍인
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wog
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

WOG
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

wog
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

विग
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ortadoğulu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

wog
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

WOG
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

WOG
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Wog
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

WOG
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

WOG
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

wog
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

WOG
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wog

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WOG»

The term «wog» is quite widely used and occupies the 41.877 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WOG» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «wog» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «wog» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about wog

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WOG»

Discover the use of wog in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wog and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Adventures of Molly Polly Wog
See if Molly and her friends can stay out of trouble in The Adventures of Molly Polly Wog. Kathy Attaway is a mother and grandmother who loves life on a farm with her husband, dogs and horses.
Kathy Attaway, 2010
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The Hounding of David Oluwale
This extraordinary book draws on original archival material only recently released to revisit one of the most chilling crimes in British history, and at the same time raises questions as relevant today as they were at the end of the sixties ...
Kester Aspden, 2012
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Practical Conservation Biology
Box 10.10 The Wog Wog fragmentation experiment The Wog Wog fragmentation experiment was established near Bombala in south-eastern New South Wales ( Margules, 1992). The experiment was set up to examine the fragmentation ...
David Lindenmayer, Mark A. Burgman, 2005
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Zelphnia:
gloats Dr.Wog. Dr.Wog stands up and cracks his knuckles “I hope you got more fight left, I've been needing a workout.” Sol, getting to his feet, sees hissword ishalf awayacross the room. “No toys, you fightme likeaman,” says Dr.Wog. Dr. Wog ...
Sol Equinox, 2014
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What's Changing: Population Size Or Land-use Patterns? : the ...
... 0 3 TOTAL EXC+SURFGEN 461 464 75 31 14 41 1 1087 SQ/SPIT BP GEO BMS EL RUW GRF CHH CBI FBI WSTE GRI H/M SP/FRP TOTAL WoG/ SURFGEN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 WoG/T/SURF 0 000000 0 00 0 0 0 0 WoG/T/ 1 000 0000 ...
Val Attenbrow, 2007
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Dime Novel Roundup: Annotated Index, 1931-1981
Dime Novel Sketches #22, l43-25 LOG CABIN NOVELS, 7-9 (Logan, Herschel C. : BUCKSKIN AND SATIN) , review, (book on Texas Jack) , 266-86; 268-5 Lofts, W.O.G. : A Tribute to Charles Hamilton, (author), 355-33 Lofts, W.O.G.: THE BAD  ...
Michael L. Cook, 1983
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Mystery Fanfare: A Composite Annotated Index to Mystery and ...
... l3-l TAD 78; 33 X ll4 (Lofts, Norah) , Three Ladies of the Quasi-Gothic, The Films of Armstrong, Lofts, and White, by Jack Edmund Nolan, 5-2 MR 23 Lofts, W.O.G.: A Visit to Baker Street, 6-l TAD l5 Lofts, W.O.G. : The Adventures of Chubblock ...
Michael L. Cook, 1983
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Pathway to Nirvana: A How-to Book on How to Achieve Extreme ...
family. While getting married, having kids, raising a family, and buying a house are all good things in and of themselves, there is a serious problem with this picture, and the problem is with the garden variety Wog. While the garden variety Wog ...
Nirvana, 2013
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Yagon Cocktails
fact it was a disaster for Wog. Apart from crawling down the Skillion before daylight he also slipped on the rocks and threw Sark's Graeme reel and my dad's second split cane into the drink off the rocks at Treachery. Mr Wog, being Mr Wog  ...
Lloyd Crockett, 2010
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The Dramatic and Poetical Works (1851)
Ha! speaks he in his sleep? some dream disturbs him : His quiv'ring limbs beneath the eov'ring move. He speaks again. Wog. (in his sleep). Swift, in your paekage stow those dead men's gear, And loose their noble eoursers from the stall.
Joanna Baillie, 1976

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WOG»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term wog is used in the context of the following news items.
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WOG challenging purchase of 100000 tonnes of diesel fuel by …
WOG Aero Jet LLC (Kyiv) is challenging the purchase of 100,000 tonnes of diesel fuel for use on the railways by state enterprise Ukrzaliznychpostach from ... «Interfax, Jun 15»
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WOG estimates total decline in fuel sales in Ukraine at 30%
The overall decline in fuel sales in the Ukrainian market in January-March 2015 is about 30%, WOG CEO Serhiy Koretsky has said. "A two-fold fall (as it was ... «Interfax, Jun 15»
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Thai BOT success sees WOG come of age
With its first municipal seawater desalination reference, industrial water specialist WOG Group has gained a place in the league of Asian water developers. «Global Water Intelligence, Mar 15»
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Wog Boy Nick Giannopoulos' online spray at larrikin radio host Ryan …
Giannopoulos, the man behind the Wog Boys films, made the allegations on his Facebook page, writing that Fitzgerald has been using his position at Nova to ... «The Daily Telegraph, Mar 15»
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Ryan 'Fitzy' Fitzgerald has been accused of being disrepectful to …
WOG Boys star Nick Giannopoulos has posted claims of a long-running feud ... different people would call up and I would try and guess if they were wogs or not. «Herald Sun, Mar 15»
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Rapper Drake cops a serve from Nick Giannopoulos for his bad …
WOG Boys star Nick Giannopoulos has explained his social media rant against Canadian hip hop star Drake. Websites picked up on his Facebook post which ... «Herald Sun, Mar 15»
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NEC wins South Australia WoG network contract
NEC wins South Australia WoG network contract. 01 October 2014; By Stephen Withers; Published in Deals; 0 Comments ... «iTWire, Sep 14»
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WOG not planning to close filling stations in Crimea, east Ukraine
WOG Retail (the WOG filling station chain) does not plan to stop the operation of its filling stations in Crimea and the eastern part of Ukraine. © WOG ... «Kyiv Post, May 14»
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Superwog creators see their comedy skit become a YouTube …
"Growing up in a wog family and then going to a school like Trinity we were able to perfectly analyse how wogs are and how Aussies are; how the mums are and ... «The Daily Telegraph, Dec 13»
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Eddie Obeid cries racism, claims he did not know all his sons …
Disgraced former Labor minister Eddie Obeid has accused the corruption watchdog of racism for implying his family are ''wog Lebanese'' who take the spoils of ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Nov 13»

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