spearchucker

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

spear +‎ chucker, in the offensive sense, alluding to a stereotype of Africans as primitive savages who use spears in hunting and war.

Noun[edit]

spearchucker (plural spearchuckers)

  1. (Britain, US, offensive, slang) A Black (African or African-American) person.
  2. (Australia, humorous) An agitator.
    • 2017, John Ferguson, Today in Victoria: A Peter Costello return makes no sense[1]:
      O’Dwyer is seen by the Kroger people as a spear-chucker for everything anti-Kroger.
    • 2017, Nick Caroll, Nick Carroll On: Plan C, Ideas For The WSL[2]:
      Fred is pro surfing’s original spear-chucker.

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