Negress

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Ne·gress

 (nē′grĭs)
n. Offensive
A black woman or girl.

Negress

(ˈniːɡrɪs)
n
a Black woman

Ne•gress

(ˈni grɪs)

n. Older Use: Usually Offensive.
(a term used to refer to a black woman or girl.)
[1780–90; < French négresse. See Negro1, -ess]
usage: See -ess.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Negress - a Black woman or girlNegress - a Black woman or girl    
archaicism, archaism - the use of an archaic expression
Black person, blackamoor, Negro, Negroid, Black - a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)
Translations
negerinnegervrouwzwarte
černoška
negress

Negress

[ˈniːgres] N (pej in US) → negra f

Negress

n (neg!)Schwarze f, → Negerin f (neg!)

Negress

[ˈniːgrɪs] n (old) (offensive) → negra
References in classic literature ?
This time he dragged her back into the rear apartment of his tent where three Negresses looked up in stolid indifference to the tragedy being enacted before them.
The three Negresses leaped from their sleeping mats, screaming.
Already from without came the sounds of the alarm that the three Negresses had started.
Occasionally and without apparent provocation one or the other of the Negresses struck or pushed her roughly.
But Tarzan of the Apes was haunted by the picture of a slight, young girl being shoved and struck by brutal Negresses, and in imagination could see her now camped in this savage country a prisoner among degraded blacks.
For a divinity, he had the air of a very clever sort of fellow, by no means proud, nay, even pleasingly familiar with the young negresses, who seemed never to tire of looking at him.
Twelve negresses from Nubia brought a price Which the West Indian market scarce would bring; Though Wilberforce, at last, has made it twice What 'twas ere Abortion; and the thing Need not seem very wonderful, for vice Is always much more splendid than a king: The virtues, even the most exalted, Charity, Are saving--vice spares nothing for a rarity.
Should one of his children choose to live outside the plantation, all the slaves should be sold or rented out together "because the negroes are married to the negresses.
Article 14: Defendons aux habitants francais d'epouser des negresses et pareillement a un noir d'epouser des blanches, enjoignons au gouverneur d'y tenir la main a peine d'en repandre en son nom et de faire lire le present reglement dans les quartiers, les habitants assembles a ce qu'on en ignore (9).
They have a devil in their skin, these negresses, she said angrily.
At three he dined, and drank everything--brandy, claret, cider, Madeira, punch and sangaree, the resumed his pallet, with his negresses and meditated until tea-time .
The highly acclaimed album resulted in support tours with a few of the big names of the business: Paul Young, Les Negresses Vertes, Joan Armatrading and Big Country.