noun (plural gweilos)SE Asian
A foreigner, especially a westerner.
- The fact that he was just a little guy - 147 lb, 5ft 7in - and could take on the biggest gweilo [Cantonese slang for foreigner] and knock the hell out of him.
- In 1992, he sparked a heated argument by calling a fellow member a " gweilo’.
- But even savvy gweilos will be frustrated by this mess.
Cantonese, literally 'ghost man'.
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