nig-nog

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Reduplicative from nigger.

Noun[edit]

nig-nog (plural nig-nogs)

  1. (slang, offensive, ethnic slur) A black person.
    • 1977, Barbara Tizard, Adoption: A Second Chance
      He'll need this in a white community – He gets "Sambo" and "Nig-nog" at school already – if he's proud of himself it will be easier for him in the long run.
    • 2002, Vron Ware, Les Back, Out of Whiteness: Color, Politics, and Culture
      We didn't touch their area before but we ran through Brixton and you couldn't see a nig-nog on the street. Any nig-nog walked on the street was dead.
    • 2005, Amitav Ghosh, The Shadow Lines
      But when she turned the corner near the park, keeping her head down so that nobody would notice her, she heard someone shout: Little wog, nig-nog!

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