Last modified on 22 May 2014, at 22:31

blaccent

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Blend of black and accent

NounEdit

blaccent (plural blaccents)

  1. (US, nonstandard, humorous, neologism) An accent characteristic of African-Americans (black Americans).
    • 2003 January 5, Eric Stewart, “the people's kitchen”, misc.activism.progressive, Usenet
      He's black, but doesn't have a trace of a blaccent.
    • 2004 February 19, Ben Zimmer, Is the slogan grammatical?, sci.lang, Usenet
      Timberlake has long sought to overcome his whiteness to perfect a "blaccent", as the kids call it these days, and the McDonald's ad campaign explicitly relies on a hiphop idiom.
    • 2005 November 15, “Eli” of Michigan, “Lord of The Dance”, The Life of a Swordfish, at swordfish22.spaces.live.com [1]
      She spoke with a very thick blaccent...as she screamed "C'mon B!, C'mon B! C'mon B!" (she was quite persistent with this phrase, and used the actual word) "I betta neva see yo A out eating sub sammiches eva again!".
    • 2006 February 8, “Drew” of Philadelphia, “The moral's I'm immortal ”, Trapper Juan, at trapperjuan.blogspot.com [2]
      Rothlisberger...speaks with a blaccent, which in reality is not that uncommon. The problem is his inconsistency. Sometimes, he lays it on thicker than J. Will haggling at a swap meet