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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.
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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.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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If gook did originate in the Philippines, it likely did so far earlier than 1935.
Another explanation--and it is surely preferable to think of the various possible sources of ethnic slurs as overlapping rather than as alternatives--is that gook developed from goo-goo, which, as Stuart Flexner suggests, may have been a mocking imitation of Filipino speech.
By the time of the Second World War, the identity of the gook expanded again.
In the Pacific, the Second World War witnessed the spread of gook to apply to peoples far beyond the Philippines.
When the Korean war followed fast on the heels of the Second World War, gook quickly named Korean friend and foe in that conflict.
RON (tolerantly): Ollie, I told you they're not actually gooks, or dinks.
President, I've never been too interested in the whole international gook situation.