Eyetie

(derogatory) an Italian

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • eyetie —    ‘Fucking eyetie’ is addressed to an Italian by an Englishman in Shipmaster, by Gwyn Griffin. ‘Eyetie’ is used in British slang as an irreverent term for an Italian person. It is derived from the letters i and t, the first two letters of… …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • Eyetie — noun An Italian. The only danger of gas from the Eyeties was when they breathed garlic on you …   Wiktionary

  • eyetie — Australian Slang (derogatory) an Italian …   English dialects glossary

  • Eyetie(s) — British slang for ltalian(s) …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • eyetie — n, adj (an) Italian. A rather unimaginative and dated soubriquet, but fairly inoffensive, as opposed to spaghetti eater or wop. The term arose at about the time of World War I …   Contemporary slang

  • Eyetie — [ ʌɪtʌɪ] (also Iti) adjective &noun (plural Eyeties) Brit. informal, derogatory Italian or an Italian. Origin 1920s: abbrev. of Eyetalian, representing a humorous pronunciation of Italian …   English new terms dictionary

  • Eyetie — Noun. An Italian. Offens …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • eyetie — eye·tie …   English syllables

  • eyetie — /ˈaɪtaɪ/ (say uytuy) noun, adjective Colloquial (derogatory) (racist) (dated) → Itie. Also, eytie …   Australian English dictionary

  • eyetie — n. & adj. sl. offens. Italian. Etymology: joc. pronunc. of Italian …   Useful english dictionary

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