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Goombah vs. Guido

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Goombahnoun

A person of Italian descent.

Guidonoun

a working class Italian-American male; an American male of Italian extraction as a member of the working-class and usually urban-dwelling

Goombahnoun

A companion, pal, close friend, or associate, used especially among Italian-American men. It sometimes has the connotation of an older friend who acts as a patron, protector or adviser.

Guidonoun

A guidance officer.

Goombahnoun

an associate or accomplice, especially a senior member of a criminal gang.

Guido

Guido is a given name Latinised from the Old High German name Wido. It originated in Medieval Italy.

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Goombah

Goombah is a pejorative slang term for people of Italian descent, mainly in the United States, with several related connotations to the Mafia (either the Italian-American Mafia, the original Sicilian Mafia, or other Italian organized crime groups) or gangs of Italian or Italian-American origin.

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