What does Goomba mean slang?

Definition of goombah

1 informal : a close friend or associate —used especially among Italian-American men. 2 informal + disparaging : a member of a secret chiefly Italian-American crime organization : mafioso broadly : gangster. 3 informal, often disparaging + offensive : an Italian American.

What is an Italian girlfriend called?

Filters. (slang) (Italian-American slang) A mistress. noun.

What does Guma mean in Italian?

Goomar (also gooma or comar): Can mean “godmother,” but in “Soprano”-speak is most often used to denote a mistress.

Is goombah a slur?

When Italian-Americans use the term among themselves, it signals affection and shared identity. … There are no goombahs in Italy. However, when a non-Italian-American uses the term to refer to criminals, it is considered a racial slur.

What is a Marone?

Marone – (Southern Italian dialect) – literally “Madonna” (i.e. – the Blessed Virgin Mary, not the pop star), generally used as “damn” or “damn it”. Sometimes pronounced “ma don”.