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Definition of n-word

What is the definition of "n-word"?
  • n-wordnoun
  • 1. The words nigger and nigga.
    2. Any word beginning with n that is not normally taboo but is considered (often humorously) to be so in the given context.
    3. Negation words, such as not, nobody, and nothing.
    4. Danish nouns of the common gender (their indefinite article being en), as opposed to t-words, nouns of the neuter gender (their indefinite article being et).


Use "n-word" in a sentence
  • "Dear Mexican: These days, using the word "nigger" is considered so offensive that, in its place, we now use the term "n-word.""

    "Sure, we all have our own race narrative about the first time we were called the "n-word" or treated poorly in a store or other public place."

    "Charles, 27, interviewed in Emerging Adulthood, recalls being called the n-word while at sports camp as a kid, and as a teenager, he got pulled over for “Driving While Black.”"

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