niggerology

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

nigger +‎ -ology

Noun[edit]

niggerology (uncountable)

  1. (pseudoscience, offensive) The study of niggers, especially when isolated as problem group by stakeholders
    • 2002, Bruce D. Rain, A Hideous Monster, page 236
      Reconsider the comments to Hammond that Nott's ethnological work was “niggerology
    • 2011, Carla L. Peterson, Black Gotham, page 188
      Then, when they began to fancy themselves men of science and sought to endow their work with gravitas, they coined the term “niggerology.”