Translations: Etymology: Of unknown origin; possibly from the Korean (ko-inline, íê, Han-guk, Korea). May also be related to the term goo-goo, of Tagalog derivation, a derogatory slang for the local population which emerged during the w:Filipino-American War, Filipino-American War around 1900.
- (US, derogatory, racial slur) A person from East or South-East Asia, in particular a Korean or a Vietnamese person.
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