darkie

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

dark +‎ -ie

Noun[edit]

darkie (plural darkies)

  1. Alternative spelling of darkey
    • 1922, Sinclair Lewis, “28”, in Babbitt:
      In an intolerable sweetness, a contentment so deep that he was wistfully discontented, he saw magnolias by moonlight and heard plantation darkies crooning to the banjo.

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