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(ethnic slur) offensive term for persons of Latin American descent.  Synonyms: spic, spick.

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"Spik" Quotes from Famous Books

... to be branching out quite extensively. Only, don't get in too deep." Truesdale gave this valuable advice in a patronizing tone of which he alone was master. "Yes, I should think Cook County would do very well for you—until you have learned to spik something besides ze Engleesh." He picked up his hat ...
— With the Procession • Henry B. Fuller

... he. 'Do not spik sooch t'eeng as dthat! Ay, di mi! Je-Maria-mi Cristo! Jesu, muy dolce y poquito! Dhat mek heem arrrrrrive dthat eenstant, eef ...
— Red Saunders' Pets and Other Critters • Henry Wallace Phillips

... regarded him, and more particularly his rubber boots, with sinister suspicion. Then he replied in a strange outlandish tongue that was, as a matter of fact, Czech. He ended suddenly at the sight of Bert's blank face with "Don't spik English." ...
— The War in the Air • Herbert George Wells

... he spik lak' dat—'cos he is boss de floor, An' so we do our possibill an' den commence encore. Dem crowd of boy an' girl I'm sure keep up until nex' day If ole Bateese don't stop heseff, ...
— The Habitant and Other French-Canadian Poems • William Henry Drummond

... ze men aboord mit your voolness and ze rhum you vas trink below, mitout minting your duty. Oh, yase, you vas more bad dan one vool, Mister Vlinders; I vas vatch yous ze whole of ze voyage, and I spik vat I zink and ...
— The Island Treasure • John Conroy Hutcheson

Words linked to "Spik" :   argot, vernacular, derogation, spick, lingo, jargon, depreciation, disparagement, spic, Latino, slang, patois, ethnic slur, Latin American, cant

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