Persian: a person having racial or ethnic origins from modern day Iran, country in the middle east.
Persians usually are dark skinned with black hair, and dark eyes.
One of their better known kings was Darius (Daryoosh, Darush), another was Cyrus (Koroush, Kourosh)
Persian people are often racially attacked through slurs. Some slurs known to be hurled at Persian or Iranians are:
camel jockey, sand-nigger, dune coon, darky, rag-head, towel-head, Ayatollah, camel-fucker.

Persian people are strong enough in character to withstand such racial slurs.
by BillyBobJonesJackson October 02, 2010
Persian is a very contradictory race.

Persians are divided into 3 groups, Northern,Central and Southern.

Northern Persians cannot even be called true Persians and tend to be Armenian,Greek,french and roman(ancient Italian). Their characteristics include brown hair, brown/chestnut reddish eyes, brown hair, lightly tanned skins, tall, little to no fat at a young age and have straight hair when short, but curier when longer. the ones with medium/light brown hair cannot be called persians at all, if anything they are armenians.

Central Persians are a mix of northern and southern, they are a lighter version of southerns. And have black hair, and also tend to be shorter (around 5'2) but have darkish skin, a mix bewtween very dark and northern dark.

Southern Persians have jet black hair, very dark skin (almost Indian brown) are short, have little to no fat on them, and are what are considered "Pure Blooded Persians". Southern Persians have a hate for northerns, and vice versa, throughout history the town of "Tabriz" a christian town, was attacked by southern Persians, the northerns had a weapon called "Greek fire" which they used to burn out the southern's food supply and they retreated to the central, which the northerns retaliated and took during the revolution before the Iran/Iraq war. Which resulted in the mixing and the birth of "Central Persians"

Even though Iran is geographically split into east and west, ethnically it is split in north,central,south. And to this day Northern Persians dislike southern Persian, and southern Persians dislike norther Persians.
Northern and southern persians are very different.
by Origin Of Races February 28, 2009
Someone who is too chicken to call himself Iranian.
person1: that's an interesting accent...where are you from?
person2: I'm Persian!
person1: Didn't you guys like take few of our Americans as hostages?
person2: oh no, dumbass those were Iranians. I am Persian like the kitty cat(makes a 'meowww' sound) or the rug...
person1: oh k whatever..
by gooker September 22, 2007
A caucasian (racial type) ethnic group from the country of Iran(previously Persia, Pars) located in euro/asia in the sw asian region. Previously persians were zoroastrians until 632 arabs invaded persia and conqured the section that which is now Iraq. The persians got the Iranian side of the country back in 852 under the samanid dynasty. They forced islam and by the 15th century the rest of the 50% of the population was forced to be muslims. Persians or Aryans speak Farsi/Parsi although modern persian is about 20-30 loaned from arabic, french, turk and russian.
this is all the truth.
by khashayar April 12, 2005
A person of the great Aryan race.
Usually fair skinned but have dark hair.
There are many variations depending on what province they are from.
E.G people from Hormozgan province will most likely have olive skin and black hair. Whereas people from Ardabil will have fair skin and brown/black/blonde hair.

Eye colours are usually Brown or Blue. Green is uncommon.
Rich culture
by Juter December 18, 2003
Unfortunately Persians as well as everyone else from the the middle east are now the "next" black people. all people are now using deragetory words against persians and middle easterners.
towel head

sand nigger sand nigga sand-nigger sand-nigga sandnigger sandnigga

dune coon

dot head

camel jockey

those are just some racial insults against middle easterners and persians
by aguynamedandy September 24, 2005
As in the movie 300, an adjective to describe anything aided with overwhelming odds that somehow finds a way to fail.

The Lakers lost to the Bucks? What persians.
by Cosmosis Jones March 17, 2007
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