Dago vs. Wog

Dago vs. Wog — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Dago and Wog

Dagonoun

Used as a disparaging term for a person of Italian, Spanish, or Portuguese descent.

Wognoun

Used as a disparaging term for a person of color, especially a person from northern Africa or western or southern Asia.

Dagonoun

A person of Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, or other Mediterranean descent.

Wognoun

Any dark-skinned person. It originally referred specifically to Indians, but later also applied to people of North African, Mediterranean, or Middle Eastern ancestry.

Dagonoun

A person of Italian descent.

Wognoun

A person of Southern European, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, or Southeastern European ancestry.

Dagonoun

offensive terms for a person of Italian descent

Wognoun

A pollywog, or sailor who has never crossed the Equator. Often referred to as either filthy, slimy, or even dirty wogs

Wognoun

A bug, an insect.

Wognoun

A minor illness caused by bacteria, virus, intestinal parasite, etc.

Wognoun

A toy insect in parts that can be assembled, used in fund-raising games.

Wognoun

(Scientology) A person who is not a Scientologist.

Wogverb

(Of soldiers stationed abroad) to sell something, especially illicit or stolen goods, to the local inhabitants.

Wogverb

To steal.

Wognoun

an offensive slang term used by the British to refer to people of color from Africa or Asia