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Definition of "wog" [wog]

  • Chiefly British Offensive Slang Used as a disparaging term for a person of color, especially a person from northern Africa or western or southern Asia. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "wog" in a sentence
  • "For the term wog, I recommend John Masters 'Bhowani Junction (see below)."
  • "And I stick by the term wog from the bog - I had no intention of offending anybody, I just think its funny."
  • "In any case, the origin of the word wog is unknown."