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jig·a·boo

 (jĭg′ə-bo͞o′)
n. Offensive Slang
Used as a disparaging term for a black person.

[Origin unknown.]

jigaboo

(ˈdʒɪɡəˌbuː)
n
a Black person
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jigaboo - (ethnic slur) extremely offensive name for a Black person; "only a Black can call another Black a nigga"
derogation, disparagement, depreciation - a communication that belittles somebody or something
ethnic slur - a slur on someone's race or language
Black person, blackamoor, Negro, Negroid, Black - a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)
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Thus, such terms as wops, frogs, yids, harps, jigaboos and coons were only too familiar to folks in the long ago.
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On the other hand, for the film's first extended dance sequence, in which Jigaboos and lighter-skinned Wannabes taunt each other, Lee uses flamboyantly contrasting colors to point towards an active social conflict, rather than passive individual association.