from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Used as a disparaging term for a black person.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A negro; a colored person.
  • noun A policeman's lantern; a bull's-eye. Dickens.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Slang a negro; an African-American; -- an older term now considered offensive.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Alternative spelling of darkey.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun (ethnic slur) offensive term for Black people


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