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gook

1. slang Any gelatinous, slimy substance. Ugh, the gook they put on you before doing an ultrasound always feels so cold and gross.
2. slang Someone who is foolish or odd. I wouldn't trust that gook with such an important task.
3. slang A prostitute. I haven't seen him all night—I bet he hired a gook and is having some fun with her.
4. offensive slang A derogatory term for someone of East Asian descent.

gook

(guk and gʊk)
1. n. a slimy substance; a sediment or residue. Too much of that gook will ruin your engine.
2. n. a foolish oaf. Wow, Chuck is turning into a real gook!
3. n. a tramp. Give the gook some food and wish him well.
4. n. a prostitute. There are a lot of gooks around here in the center of town.
5. n. a derogatory nickname for various East Asians. (Crude.) Let the gooks fight it out amongst themselves.
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If gook did originate in the Philippines, it likely did so far earlier than 1935.
She also hurled insults at her fellow commuters, calling the man filming the exchange a bogan who couldn't get an Aussie girlfriend that he had to get a "gook," referring to the Asian woman, whom he did not have any association with.
President, I've never been too interested in the whole international gook situation.
"I think Gook (right) can be exciting in the coming months, but we have to take things slowly with him, make sure we blood him at the right speed.
This entire edition of New Internationalist can be accessed online for free: http://www.newint.org/issue385/index.htm Compiled by Ben Gook.
They refer to me all the time as a gook which is very insulting and hurts me very much.''
Owned by Reg Gook and trained by Chris Nesfield, Sunbeat then mixed hunter chasing and handicapping for the rest of the season and won in both spheres.
And Fred Gook, chairman for Cleveland County Neighbourhood Watch, agrees.
The Koreans rallied after that, however, and with only seconds remaining in the first half the dangerous To Gook beat Wayne Henderson in goal with a fine free-kick.
Ex-lance-corporal Hari Thapa, left, says two colleagues at Cardiff University where he is a security officer call him a "gook".
COWERING in terror, the Vietnamese refugee had little chance to defend himself as the thug attacked him, screaming he was a "slant-eyed gook motherf***".
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That's why it's part of the GI vernacular." Doesn't that remind you of our soldiers' referring to the Vietnamese as gooks? The terrible problem in both cases is that some of the people whose hearts and minds we need to win are shooting at our soldiers, and that does not inspire tender feelings on the part of those being shot at, which in turn makes them behave badly not only to the people that are actually shooting but also to everyone who looks like them, including those who might otherwise be sympathetic to our side.
The actos about the war portrayed a campesino going off to work in the name of the flag and being ordered to kill "gooks." Then the campesino meets a Vietnamese campesino--both workers in a war nobody wanted.
As Werner points out, the practice and attitudes of war often dehumanize enemies, turning them (in our thoughts and attitudes) into so-called gooks, Japs, and the like.