What does Pajeet mean?
Pajeet, initially a typical Indian male name, has developed right into a racial slur for folks from India.
The slang name refers to a really stereotypical, Indian man.
He eats a lot curry that he has began to scent prefer it, he’s furry and has a really darkish complexion, he worships cows and he poops in the road.
Quickly after the name become a derogatory slur, folks took it additional and created corresponding memes.
The memes present hand-drawn depictions of an Indian individual, usually that includes a bindi or a turban, and “pajeet” is positioned in conditions the place he has to modify to different – usually Western – cultures, to which he’s utterly oblivious.
It’s unclear precisely when “pajeet” went from a regular name and become a slur, however the first sightings have been undoubtedly on 4chan in the early 2010’s.
When posting or commenting on 4chan, all customers are nameless, nevertheless, there’s a flag subsequent to your username to present which nation you might be from. Folks began responding to customers with the Indian flag as “pajeet”.
“Pajeet” was used to create drawn rage comics, the hottest one being “Pajeet my son”, depicting a dialog between “Pajeet” and his dad relating to the place to poop.
It has additionally turn into a nickname for Indian males writing Western girls on Fb and Messenger, both asking for marriage or sexual favours.