A commonly used term for Portuguese
people. They are a clean industrious people, mostly white. They enjoy homemade wine and other portagees. They usually have fine masonry, and an occasional lion in the front yard. A clean 1st floor is important for appearances, so they spend most of their time in their renovated basements. In the "Portuguese Corner" neighborhood of Lowell Ma., A good friday night for the teens is circling poorly modified sedans or Camaros in Dunkin' Donuts parking lot, and speaking in an unintelligible language.
Portagees care what you think of them, though they wont tell you.