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n. Offensive Slang
a. Used as a disparaging term for a black person: "You can only be destroyed by believing that you really are what the white world calls a nigger" (James Baldwin).
b. Used as a disparaging term for a member of any dark-skinned people.
2. Used as a disparaging term for a member of any socially, economically, or politically deprived group of people.
[Alteration of dialectal neger, black person, from French nègre, from Spanish negro; see Negro.]
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a. a Black person
b. (as modifier): nigger minstrels.
2. a member of any dark-skinned race
3. nigger in the woodpile old-fashioned offensive a hidden snag or hindrance
[C18: from C16 dialect neeger, from French nègre, from Spanish Negro1]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
usage.: The term nigger is now probably the most offensive word in English. Its degree of offensiveness has increased markedly in recent years, although it has been used in a derogatory manner since at least the Revolutionary War. Definitions 1a, 1b, and 2 represent meanings that are deeply disparaging and are used when the speaker deliberately wishes to cause great offense. Definition 1a, however, is sometimes used among African-Americans in a neutral or familiar way. Definition 3 is not normally considered disparaging - as in “The Irish are the niggers of Europe” from Roddy Doyle's The Commitments - but the other uses are considered contemptuous and hostile.—n.
1. Slang: Extremely Disparaging and Offensive.
a. (a contemptuous term used to refer to a black person.)
b. (a contemptuous term used to refer to a member of any dark-skinned people.)
2. Slang: Extremely Disparaging and Offensive. (a contemptuous term used to refer to a person of any race or origin regarded as contemptible, inferior, ignorant, etc.)
3. a victim of prejudice similar to that suffered by blacks; a person who is economically, politically, or socially disenfranchised.
[1640–50; < French nègre < Sp negro black]
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|Noun||1.||nigger - (ethnic slur) extremely offensive name for a Black person|
ethnic slur - a slur on someone's race or language
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لَقَب غَيْر مُهَذَّب للزِّنْجي
nigger[ˈnɪgəʳ] N (offensive) → negro/a m/f
to be the nigger in the woodpile (o.f.) → ser lo que lo estropea todo
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
nigger[ˈnɪgər] n (offensive) → nègre (négresse)m/f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
nigger[ˈnɪgəʳ] n (fam!, highly offensive) → negro/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
an impolite name for a Negro. Afrika-Amerikaner لَقَب غَيْر مُهَذَّب للزِّنْجي негроч preto negr der Nigger nigger αράπης (μειωτ.) negro neeger کاکاسياه بتحقير neekeri nègre, négresseכושי काला आदमी crnčuga nigger neger surtur, niggari (niðrandi!) negro 黒人 흑인, 깜둥이 juodukas melnais Negro nikkersvarting czarnuch يو تورپوستى په تحقير سره يادول preto черномазый, ниггер neger črnuh crnja nigger คนนิโกร zenci 黑鬼 негр; чорношкірий حبشي، زنگي người da đen 黑鬼
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