From nigger + -ling; a diminutive of nigger.
niggerling (plural niggerlings)
- (dated, offensive, ethnic slur) A young or small black person.
- 1981, Ronald Firbank, Five Novels (New Directions Publishing), page 142:
- 'Yes, missey,' the niggerling acquiesced, bestowing a slow smile on Snob and Snowball, who had accompanied him into the room.
- For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:niggerling.