1. a derog. term for an East Asian person, esp. Vietnamese, Korean.
|AS XXIII:1 30: Life among our little brown brothers—who were sometimes less affectionately referred to as slopies, coosies, or flange-heads—was much different from that among the Wogs in India.‘A.V.G. Lingo’ in|
|Barbed Wire Surgeon 270: ‘Sergeant Aria [...] these men, as you know, have beri-beri heart disease.’ ‘Yes, yes,’ the slopehead said.|
|(con. 1950) Band of Brothers 4: You seen any slopeheads?|
|Sand Pebbles n.p.: ‘They’ll run,’ Crosley said. ‘Slopeheads always run.’.|
|Army Reporter Feb. in Maledicta VI:1+2 251: I know you numbah fuckin’ ten cheap charlie, so di-fucking-mau, slopehead, and never come this way again.|
|Going After Cacciato (1980) 9: A letter [...] that described Japan as smoky and full of slopes.|
|Glitter Dome (1982) 168: He just might be telling the truth about not knowing the slope too well.|
|Traveller’s Tool 60: A nice little slopie who had luckily been waiting outside this joint all night.|
|G’DAY 92: Ockers are worried that the slant-eyes, slopeheads, wogs and other reffos are going to take over the joint.|
|Joe Bob Goes to the Drive-In 144: Had to pay this Turkish slopehead 18 bucks to get the thing in one of those crates.|
|Whores for Gloria 36: Fighting the fucking gooks and slants and slopes.|
|Pulp Fiction [film script] 68: He’d be damned if any slopeheads were gonna put their greasy yella hands on his boy’s birthright.|
|Layer Cake 95: I can hear Hugo ranting about giving Hong Kong back to the slopeheads.|
|(con. 1964–8) Cold Six Thousand 342: What kind of reading can you get off little slopes like that?|
|Way Home (2009) 204: The Jews and the slopes who we were robbin, they knew we meant business.|
|(con. 1968) Incessant Voice of War 3: To him, all orientals are the same. Slopes, Gooks, Zips.|
|Guardian 28 July [Internet] Ofcom says BBC breached broadcasting rules when it allowed presenter to use word ‘slope’ about Asian man.|
|Base Nature [ebook] Someone had scratched the word ‘slopes’ into the window [...] The racist scum [...] could pollute even the places they couldn’t get into.|
2. attrib. use of sense 1.
|(con. 1950) Band of Brothers 113: Cost us a slopehead flag and two months’ coke rations.|
3. used for any foreigner, not necessarily Asian.
|Joe Bob Goes to the Drive-In 126: Some people don’t have the decency and respect for human life that make us different from the slopeheads in Communist Russia.|
SE in slang uses
(US short order) black coffee.
|‘Dict. of Diningroom Sl.’ in Brooklyn Daily Eagle 3 July 13: ‘Slope in a cup with the light out’ signif[ies] coffee without milk.|