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dark·ie

 (där′kē)
n. Offensive
Variant of darky.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.darkie - (ethnic slur) offensive term for Black people
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)
Translations

darkie

(o.f.) [ˈdɑːkɪ] N (Brit) (pej) → negro/a m/f

darkie

, darky
n (pej inf)Schwarze(r) mf

darkie

darky [ˈdɑːkɪ] n (fam, offensive) → negro/a
References in classic literature ?
He would pat and stroke her and say, "Well, old Pet, and how is your little Darkie?" I was a dull black, so he called me Darkie; then he would give me a piece of bread, which was very good, and sometimes he brought a carrot for my mother.
The village, with a population of just over 800 people, is noted for 'Darkie' Mc Stravick's fatal attack on Colonel Sharp (with a three pringed fork) in 1790.
SOME OF THE NORTH WORKERS WHO MOVED SOUTH | John 'Jack' Story Little from |Gateshead; John Bailey, a riveter from North |Shields; 'Darkie' Kemp, an iron moulder |from West Hartlepool; Albert Reed, a dockworker from |South Shields; Thomas Newton, a dockworker, |from South Woodbine Street, South Shields; Henry Cloud from Palmers |Shipyard in Jarrow, whose great grandson is now a professional filmmaker and working on the Sidlesham LSA project.
Vann also refereed the WBU light-welterweight title fight between Ricky Hatton and Stephen Smith which ended amid farcical scenes when Smith's father and trainer Darkie climbed into the ring and shoved him.
"When I played at Worksop Town, the other striker was 'Darkie' Johnson.
A few doors up from me there was a large family called Chivers and next door to them on the other side of the "Darkie" (the old walkway leading up to the church hall and Woodlands Road) lived a family called Withers.
He starred as Darkie Pilbeam, a wartime spiv, in the 1968 television series The War of Darkie Pilbeam, and from 1969 to 1970 he appeared as Heavy Breathing in the Jack Rosenthal sitcom The Dustbinmen.
Former IRA chief, Brendan 'Darkie' Hughes, claimed Adams gave the go-ahead for the "execution" of the West Belfast woman.
With the Scurry Gold Cup at Perry Barr completed last week, I was reminded that in July 1962, Ray Wilkes trained the winner of the Scurry with Hi Darkie, the 6/4 favourite, when it was run at Clapton, and the first prize back then was pounds 1,000.
No doubt the Golliwog has more appeal to white sentiment, and should be consigned to the past, alongside the likes of "Darkie" toothpaste, and crooners with "blacked-up" faces.
BOLTON - Black History Month may not be the most appropriate time to sell black Americana collectibles, especially if they include old tubes of "Darkie Toothpaste," a "Mammy" cookie jar and a print of watermelon-guzzling black boys.
Inside the front cover, a perhaps well-intentioned advertisement for the cellphone company, Nokia, appeared bearing the caption "Darkie, Inspired by New Nokia 7370".