Definition of Giaour

1. n. An infidel; -- a term applied by Turks to disbelievers in the Mohammedan religion, especially Christrians.



Definition of Giaour

1. Noun. (derogatory ethnic slur) A non-Muslim, especially a Christian, an infidel; especially as used by Turkish people with particular reference to Christians like Greeks, Armenians, Bulgarians, Serbs and Assyrians. ¹

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Definition of Giaour

1. a non-Muslim [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Giaour

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giantisms
giantize
giantized
giantizes
giantizing
giantlier
giantlike
giantly
giantness
giantries
giantry
giants
giantship
giantships
giaour (current term)
giaours
giardia lamblia
giardias
giardiases
giardiasis
giardiavirus
giardin
giaunt
gib
gib-cat
gib-cats
gib boom
gib booms
gibanica

Literary usage of Giaour

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1. On the Outskirts of Empire in Asia by Lawrence John Lumley Dundas Zetland (1904)
"The whole of the eastern plain is broken by low hills, the Jebel Nur and the foothills which run up to Taurus and the giaour Dagh, and is in parts marshy. ..."

2. Cyclopædia of Wit and Humor by Wayne E. Burton (1868)
""What does the giaour say? What son of a dog is this, to sit in our presence ? ... "What sayeth the giaour?" interrupted the pacha. ..."

3. A Survey of English Literature 1780-1880 by Oliver Elton (1920)
"Tales in verse: The giaour, Bride of Abydos, Corsair, eto. Siege of Corinth, Parisina, Prisoner of Chilian. Rapidity of movement; metres; affinities with ..."

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