The Online Slang Dictionary
(American, English, and Urban slang)

Login     Register     Forgot password     Resend confirmation

Definition of a gook

gook

noun

  • Gook is a Korean word used as a bad slang towards people of Asian culture. It's original meaning translates to "people of". Americans are known as Mi-gook, Korean's are Han-gook, and so on. The word Gook was probably taught to American GI's during the Korean War, who bastardized it's use. It surfaced again and was used by GI's who later fought in VietNam. It's still used as a common, non-derogatory, word in Korea and as a slang in other parts of the world.

    Last edited on Feb 07 2012. Submitted by Anonymous on Feb 01 2012.

+Add a definition for this slang term

More info:

Interactive stats:

Related words

Slang terms with the same meaning

None found.

Slang terms with the same root words

None. How about some random words?

Definitions include: to make a U-turn.
Definitions include: to perform small tasks, often around the house.
Definitions include: to lead.
Definitions include: a baby or child.
Definitions include: acronym for "another bloody cathedral" or "another bloody church".
Definitions include: a sarcastic response used when someone states the obvious. Also no duh; duh.
Definitions include: acronym for "as far as I can tell".
Definitions include: an expression of anger or annoyance.
Definitions include: you ride on top... as in having sex.
Definitions include: Something that is made or put together with poor quality.

How common is this slang?

Don't click the following.
I use it(9)  
No longer use it(3)  
Heard it but never used it(4)  
Have never heard it(6)  

How vulgar is this slang?

Average of 10 votes: 50%  (See the most vulgar words.)


Least vulgar  
  Most vulgar

Your vote: None   (To vote, click the pepper. Vote how vulgar the word is – not how mean it is.)


Least vulgar  
  Most vulgar

Where is this slang used?

Logged-in users can add themselves to the map. Login, Register, Login instantly with Facebook.


Link to this slang definition

To link to this term in a web page or blog, insert the following.

<a href="http://onlineslangdictionary.com/meaning-definition-of/a-gook">a gook</a>

To link to this term in a wiki such as Wikipedia, insert the following.

[http://onlineslangdictionary.com/meaning-definition-of/a-gook a gook]

Some wikis use a different format for links, so be sure to check the documentation.