jungle bunny

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Particularly: “is it because there are many jungles in Africa? or is it derived from the racist stereotype that black people reproduce as rapidly as rabbits?”

Noun[edit]

jungle bunny (plural jungle bunnies)

  1. (Britain, ethnic slur, derogatory) A black person.