n-word

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n-word (plural n-words)

  1. (euphemistic) The word nigger or nigga or nigra.
  2. (humorous) Any word beginning with n that is not normally taboo but is considered (often humorously) to be so in the given context.
  3. (linguistics) Negation words, such as not, nobody, and nothing.
  4. (linguistics) Danish/Swedish/Norwegian nouns of the common gender (their indefinite article being en), as opposed to t-words, nouns of the neuter gender (their indefinite article being et).
  5. (euphemistic) The word Nazi.

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  • (euphemism for nigger): n-bomb

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