Last modified on 11 October 2013, at 16:20

biggity

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biggity (comparative more biggity, superlative most biggity)

  1. (African American Vernacular) Conceited, uppity.
    • 1883, Mark Twain, Life on the Mississippi, ch. 58:
      [T]he captains were very independent and airy—pretty ‘biggity,’ as Uncle Remus would say.
    • 1900, Charles W. Chesnutt, The House Behind The Cedars, ch. 33:
      "Oh, Jeff Wain!" returned the countryman slightingly; "yas, I knows 'im, an' don' know no good of 'im. One er dese yer biggity, braggin' niggers—talks lack he own de whole county."

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  • biggity at OneLook Dictionary Search