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coo•lie



Pronunciation: (kOO'lē), [key]
n. Offensive.
1. an unskilled laborer, esp. formerly in China and India.
2. an unskilled laborer employed cheaply, esp. one brought from Asia.

adj.
Informal.characteristic of or suitable for a coolie: working for coolie wages. Also,cooly.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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