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twinkie

derogatory slang An ethnic slur for an American of Southeast Asian parentage or ancestry who adopts the speech, clothing, behavior, beliefs, and values typical of Caucasian Americans. The term refers to a golden snack cake with a white cream filling, with the idea being that such a person is "yellow" (a common slur for the appearance of Southeast Asians) on the outside but "white" (Caucasian) on the inside. Primarily heard in US. You've turned into such a twinkie since you moved to Silicon Valley, David. Have you completely forgotten what it means to be Vietnamese? I was born in the US, yet I get called a "twinkie" for embracing the culture of the only country I know—it's so frustrating.

twinkie

(ˈtʍɪŋki)
n. a cute, teenage girl. (California.) These twinkies ought to be a little more grown up than they seem to be.
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