niggerball

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From nigger + ball.

NounEdit

niggerball (plural niggerballs)

  1. (South Africa, dated) A large black sweet which changes colour (turns white) when sucked. Often known as "nicker balls."

Usage notesEdit

  • This is regarded as offensive and the sweets were renamed in the 1980s to blackballs.

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 9 February 2014, at 15:32