greaser greaser  /ˈɡri sər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Mexican descent

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • Parents said Elvis was suggestive, lewd, a greaser.

News

  • Concert preview: No, seriously, Daughn Gibson’s trip-hop/retro country hybrid is good

    There are enough questionable aspects of Daughn Gibson’s persona to make him feel like a farce: the contrived stage name (Daughn?), the affected Elvis-meets-Crash-Test-Dummies baritone drawl, the also-affected Elvis-meets-Jack-Kerouac greaser getup, the truck-driver backstory, the faux-primitive album title Me Moan. But Gibson’s dusky trip-hop/retro country hybrid is legitimately compelling ...
    on July 11, 2013     Source: Columbus Alive

Quotes

  1. Speaking to reporters, Sambora told of his own experiences with the illness: "My father was a huge smoker. He used to suck down Lucky Strike unfiltereds (cigarettes) for years. He was a big greaser in the '50s. Watching him deteriorate was a...
    on Feb 14, 2008 By: Richie Sambora Source: Starpulse.com (blog)

  2. In September 1973, after taking over the Rangers, Martin said, "The Angels dominate the league when it comes to guys who throw funny pitches. Bill Singer throws a greaser, Aurelio Monteagude throws a spitter and Nolan Ryan throws a steamer. All they...
    on Aug 9, 2007 By: Billy Martin Source: ESPN

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