chi-chi


chi-chi
   of mixed white and Indian ancestry
   A derogatory use. It means dirty in Hindi:
    'The late Mr Elphinstone,' she said, her voice unsteady, 'had a weakness for chhi-chhi women.' (Rushdie, 1995)

How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms. . 2014.

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