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spik

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n spik (ethnic slur) offensive term for persons of Latin American descent
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Usage

In literature:

I spik true w'en I say dat Buck two devils.
"The Call of the Wild" by Jack London
I, who spik to you, am made for a courtier, a noble.
"The Crossing" by Winston Churchill
More better you spik wit her.
"The God of His Fathers" by Jack London
But you must never spik against Captain 'Arrees again, menma.
"Dead Men Tell No Tales" by E. W. Hornung
And you others, I spik to you: sometimes von loses a somzing vich is qvite near all ze time.
"Stories By English Authors: London" by Various
Dere's no man can spik lak dat to me, or I choke him on his fool t'roat, me.
"To Him That Hath" by Ralph Connor
Meester Radway he spik dat we kip off dat marsh w'en he mak' cole.
"The Blazed Trail" by Stewart Edward White
Old-a Finlay-a go die-a ver' queek, an' he vant-a spik with-a you first.
"The Definite Object" by Jeffery Farnol
I learn to spik de Englis'.
"The Gun-Brand" by James B. Hendryx
Dhat mek heem arrrrrrive dthat eenstant, eef djoo spik weez dees-rrreespeck!
"Red Saunders' Pets and Other Critters" by Henry Wallace Phillips
He has fear of forgetting how to spik Angleesh, he says.
"Jerry" by Jean Webster
He has fear of forgetting how to spik Angleesh, he says.
"Jerry Junior" by Jean Webster
Oh, yase, you vas more bad dan one vool, Mister Vlinders; I vas vatch yous ze whole of ze voyage, and I spik vat I zink and vat I zees!
"The Island Treasure" by John Conroy Hutcheson
An' bimeby de old man spik.
"Humour of the North" by Lawrence J. Burpee
But it ees gude for me that I vill learn spik zo beautiful Eenglish.
"Under the Southern Cross" by Elizabeth Robins
I spik to Von-der-Goltz de votre part, si vous le voulez?
"The Moonlit Way" by Robert W. Chambers
You weel have to keep quiet about thees business, except w'en you know with whom you spik.
"The Voodoo Gold Trail" by Walter Walden
Four and twenty blonde Vassar girls dancing around Lobo and wondering out loud if the handsome spik speaks English.
"The Five Arrows" by Allan Chase
And you others, I spik to you: somtimes von loses a somzing vich is qvite near all ze time.
"The Black Poodle" by F. Anstey
W'at for you spik lak dat?
"A Scout of To-day" by Isabel Hornibrook
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In poetry:

"Oh my! pretty man, if you please,
Blom boodin, biftek, currie lamb,
Bouldogue, two franc half, quite ze cheese,
Rosbif, me spik Angleesh, godam."
"Lorenzo De Lardy" by William Schwenck Gilbert
Leetle Lac Grenier, O! let me go,
Don't spik no more,
For your voice is strong lak de rapid 's roar,
An' you know youse'f I 'm too far away,
For visit you now -leetle Lac Grenier!
"Leetle Lac Grenier" by William Henry Drummond
So de devil ketch heem of course at las'
Dat's w'at de ole folk say,
An' spik to heem, "Bruno, w'at for you kill
De moose an' caribou of de hill
An' fill de woods wit' deir blood until
You could run a mill night an' day?"
"Bruno The Hunter" by William Henry Drummond
"De boss on de camp w'ere I alway stay
Since ever de tam I was go away,
He welcome de poores' man dat call,
But love de leetle wan bes' of all,
So dat’s de reason I spik for you
An' come to-night for to bring you t'roo."
"The Last Portage" by William Henry Drummond
So de devil spik, "You 're not content,
An' want to be reech, Louis--
All right, you’ll have plaintee, never fear,
No wan can beat you far an' near,
An' I’ll leave you alone for t'orty year,
An' den you will come wit' me.
"The Devil" by William Henry Drummond
An' den I’m quiet, too scare to spik,
Wile Pierre he paddle me down de crick,
Easy an' nice he mak' her go
Close to de shore w'ere de bulrush grow,
W'ere de pike an' de beeg feesh lak to feed,
Deir nose stickin' out w'ere you see de weed--
"Keep Out Of The Weeds" by William Henry Drummond