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  • noun Plural form of greaser.


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  • Them greasers is taking all of the good crimes away from good ole red-blooded Americans!!!

    Think Progress » ThinkFast: February 18, 2010 2010

  • Good say -- 'Miss Kitty, you may take problem number ninety-four' -- and wake up to the monotonous old grind again -- oh, if you could only see this darling old house and the picturesque Mexicans -- rather dirty some of them (I suppose that's why they are called greasers) and the perfectly dear way they adore Blue

    Blue Bonnet's Ranch Party Edyth Ellerbeck Read 1924

  • I think the atomic blast scene, btw, illustrates something about the script in general -- once Spielberg and Lucas decided to set it in the 50s, they were determined to get in everything about the decade they could -- so we had bomb tests, flying saucers, Red spies, brainwashing, rock-n-roll, "greasers," even "Howdy Doody" on TV.

    Indy filmmaking Stephen Whitty 2008

  • In one of his most beloved roles, John Travolta and his cast of "greasers" inspired the 1950s teenager in all of us to sing into our hairbrushes and enjoy the "summer lovin' " that Danny (Travolta) and Sandy (Olivia Newton-John) were forced to leave behind on the sunny beaches of California--and rekindle (or at least try to) in the halls of Rydall High.

    Top Ten Romantic Movies © Everett... 2006

  • The "greasers" only reversed the terms of exoticism.

    A Special Supplement: The Chicanos Womack, John 1972

  • The boys began to realize the need of help of a higher grade than that of the "greasers" who had been thus far their only assistants except Buck.

    The Air Ship Boys : Or, the Quest of the Aztec Treasure

  • Not with the "greasers" alone had tact and diplomacy to be brought into play.

    Lippincott's Magazine, November 1885 Various

  • 'she's just a passover' .. it was from an arab .. one step closer to fixing the middle east dustin_ratliff I just saw what can only be described as greasers, if they grew up in the Middle East.

    Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7 2010

  • Those of you who know the habits of the 'greasers' don't need to be told why their country is called the 'land of _poco tiempo_.'

    Blue Bonnet's Ranch Party Edyth Ellerbeck Read 1924

  • The Americans, for their part, have given up dubbing the Mexicans as "greasers," and have acknowledged the pleasing and refined civilisation of their southern neighbours.

    Mexico Its Ancient and Modern Civilisation, History, Political Conditions, Topography, Natural Resources, Industries and General Development Martin [Editor] Hume 1919


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