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Slang for "sandwich". Frequently used by individuals of Italian, Puerto Rican, and Latino descent. The influence of these cultures has spread this alternative pronunciation for the tasty bread-and-meat combination throughout western U.S. jail and prison systems. Convicts from nearly any racial and ethnic background are now commonly found using this particular word.
Convict: Offica Bernal, can I get anotha sangwich?

Corrections Officer: I'm sorry, Fernando. We don't have any sangwiches. We do have some sandwiches though...
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Beansie (of Sopranos): "Make my friend a Veal Parm sandwich, and hurry the fuck up about it"

Richie Aprile (of Sopranos): "Veal Parmigian sangwich, Fuck you!!"
by spoonyluv June 15, 2014
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noun. Another word for sandwich, and, metaphorically, its origin has many delicious layers. 1. a celebration of local, regional or ethnic ignorance. 2. the persistence of low expectations of education in our society. 3. subtle irony: imagine the outrage if one started calling sandwiches "panin-yo's" or "empara-doodads".

verb. 1. To dumb-down one's business or menu to try to emulate one's customer base. 2. sangwich(ed). The failure of one's business due to improper perceptions of one's customer base.
That new cuban place already shut down. They got sangwiched.
by w. john April 03, 2011
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Another term for "Sandwich". Best when consumed with some Ruffles and a Crystal Light
Have some Ruffles and Crystal light with your sangwich, delicious AND nutricious
by YUMMMMM August 21, 2006
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