ziggaboo

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ziggaboo (plural ziggaboos)

  1. (ethnic slur, derogatory, African American Vernacular) A nigger, negro.
    • 1937, Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God, Harper Perennial (2000), page 148:
      Right now she got money enough in de bank tuh buy up dese ziggaboos and give ’em away.”