cuffee

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A personal name formerly common among black Americans.

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cuffee (plural cuffees)

  1. (US, informal) A black person.
    • 2005, The war had turned very bitter, and the days of young blacks, or cuffees as they were known, joining up just to escape the ghetto were over. — Martin Torgoff, Can't Find My Way Home (Simon & Schuster 2005, p. 189)