Top Definition
"Wetback is a derogatory term used to describe Mexicans who have immigrated illegally to the United States by swimming or wading across the Rio Grande--the river that separates the U.S. from Mexico. U.S. Border Patrol began using the word in 1944 to refer to illegal Mexican immigrants who were easily identifiable by their wet clothing.
In 1954, the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service made the word "wetback" official by naming the mission to remove illegal immigrants from the United States, Operation Wetback . In response to the increase of immigrants during the early 1950s, the agency developed the program to force immigrants (particularly Mexicans) back to their home countries. Aproximately one million Mexican Americans were deported in one year.

Today the term "wetback" is often used to express animosity towards Central American or Latin American immigrants--legal and illegal--who do not speak English. Meanwhile, in an attempt to reclaim the word, some Mexican-Americans call themselves Los Mojados, meaning "the wet ones."

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Ted : Damn wetback !

Ed : Take it easy, man. He came over here as a baby on his mother's back. It's not his fault.
por Former President Richard Nixon 12 de Janeiro de 2006
Illegal immigrants from Mexico who try to swim/ferry through the river illegally. They're the ones that make all hispanics look like idiots.
por Anonymous 25 de Setembro de 2003
Originally a nick name for Mexicans greaser, beaner, pepper belly, either legally or illegally in the country. Originated in the American Southwest border states, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and California. Through common usage has come to mean citizens of any nation who have immigrated here illegally.
Most wet backs sure are hard working, cheap laborers.
por Gregory B 04 de Julho de 2006
A derogitory term used to describe illegal immigrants from Mexico. This originates from them jumping the boat and swimming to shore (undetected) hence having 'wet backs'.
"Those lousy wet backs never do any work"

"Damn Robin's a filthy wet back!
....yeah so's Dolly man"

"That guy's a bit too wet back for my liking"
por Dimma 26 de Julho de 2006
1. A slang term used to describe illegal aliens of Mexican heritage.

2. Alcoholics

3. Cheap labor

4. High pork and beef diet
That fucking wetback sold be these oranges.
por RipDaJacka 05 de Abril de 2008
Term used to describe the majority of Mexicans in the USA that come here illegally. They can be characterized as being dirty, rude, and completely unwilling to learn any English. They also protest to our government, because they feel, for some reason, that the USA owes illegals something. They pay no taxes, collect free health care, and are just a general leech on our country as a whole.
I cant get medical care for my family, but those wetbacks, get it for free.
por fukallillegals 22 de Maio de 2007
An illegal Mexican immigrant who most likely has wetback amigos to. The term came from Mexicans hopping the border into America working in the hot sun 12 hours a day for 2 US dollars an hour, in the summer and eventually they get sweat on there backs hence the term wetback. This is the working wetback.

There is an estimated 11 MILLION Illegal wetbacks in America. But the ones who do not work which are most are is a brutal wetback gang which they copied off the Italian' s. Damn wetbacks could not think of there own gang name so instead of Mafia they are Mexican Mafia or MS-13. The MS-13 is thee largest gang in the entire world and that is a shameful fact. While you are all agreeing to the pathetic act to ban assault weapons guess who loves ASR the wetback mafia. Even if there was an assault ban these scumbags would die for there assault rifle.

MY CLOSING STATEMENT

Wetbacks are not only illegal but brutal killers and drug traffickers. Why are they still in our country? Our president invited them. The slime and filthy ways of a wetback has spread like cancer.
1. Wow that wetback fucked the economy up the ass! Send him back to Mexico muahahaha

2. Jim:Hey why are there so many Mexicans stealing our jobs and working for 2-4 Us dollars an hour.

Fred:They are filthy wetbacks never call them mexican again

3. GWB: Obama is building a wall to keep the wetbacks scummy ways out of America?

LB: Did the chinks build a wall? what a copycat!

4.)A MS-13 member chopped up a rival gang member in Jail and decapitated his body cutting him into over 100 pieces
por FormerBeaner 19 de Março de 2013
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