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niggerlike

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nigger +‎ -like

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niggerlike (comparative more niggerlike, superlative most niggerlike)

  1. (derogatory, offensive, ethnic slur) Resembling or characteristic of a nigger.
    • 1855, Francis Colburn Adams, Our World: Or, The Slaveholder's Daughter
      [] now he listens to mine host as he recounts the strange absence of the preacher, pauses and combs his long red beard with his fingers, looks distrustfully, and then says, with a quaintness that disarmed suspicion, "Niggerlike! — preacher or angel, nigger will be nigger! []

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