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A term for a group of related circumpolar ethnic groups near or in the Arctic Circle, such as the Inuit and Yupik. Considered derogatory by many in Canada and Greenland.
Canada:
Man 1: "I know some guy who's moving in from Nunavut."
Man 2: "Is he an Eskimo?"
Man 1: "Wow, that's pretty racist."

USA:
Man 1: "I know some guy who's moving into Anchorage tomorrow."
Man 2: "Is he an Eskimo?"
Man 1: "Yes. He's a pretty cool guy."
by udusers1 January 12, 2018
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1) An old derogatory word for native people who lived near the northern arctic regions. It literally means "Raw meat eater" and is the northern equivalent of 'nigger'.
*The correct term is Inuit.

2) It refers to Inuit who are addicted to sniffing solvents, drinking too hard and generally f'n up in life.

That ain't no Inuit...he's just a f'n eskimo
by MrBishop April 02, 2008
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Penguins that live in igloos that give pebbles to the other Eskimo penguin they love
Some people don't know this but Eskimos really are.rare type of penguin and they're very cute.
by 2303 October 06, 2013
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