niggerese

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

nigger +‎ -ese

Noun[edit]

niggerese ‎(uncountable)

  1. (slang, derogatory, offensive, ethnic slur) Any dialect spoken by black people.
    • 1981, Maya Angelou, The heart of a woman
      "He speaks Spanish, but it could be niggerese." John waited until the voices fell.
    • 1992, Clay Reynolds, Franklin's crossing
      His drawl lengthened into pure Plantation Niggerese, and he winced with the pain of trying not to speak that way. He knew better, he told himself.
    • 2004, Stanley Crouch, Don't the Moon Look Lonesome
      These bitches would fuck a beer bottle if it was black and it could talk some niggerese.