jigaboo
jigaboo jig"a*boo n. A negro, especially an African-American; -- an offensive term usually intended as an ethnic slur. [vulgar and offensive]

Syn: nigger, spade, coon, nigra. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • jigaboo — (n.) insulting name for a black person, 1909, perhaps from JIG (Cf. jig) (q.v.), which had been applied insultingly to persons since late 18c., and ending from BUGABOO (Cf. bugaboo) …   Etymology dictionary

  • jigaboo — 1. (jigaboo) (4243↑, 740↓) The funniest sounding racial slur known to man. Used mainly by whites to disparage black people. You ain t nothin but a jigaboo, boy. Now shine them shoes! Author: Penguinjockey http://jigaboo.urbanup.com/2153907 2.… …   Urban English dictionary

  • jigaboo — n American a black person. This was originally a rac ist epithet used by whites since the early years of the 20th century and later adopted in a gesture of defiance, like nig ger, by blacks to refer to themselves. The black American author and… …   Contemporary slang

  • jigaboo — /jig euh booh /, n., pl. jigaboos. Slang (disparaging and offensive). a black person. [1905 10, Amer.; perh. b. jijiboo (with same sense, orig. uncert.) or JIG4 and BUGABOO] * * * …   Universalium

  • jigaboo — noun a) black person b) Any dark skinned person (frequently Arab, Middle Eastern) Syn: nigger, macaca …   Wiktionary

  • jigaboo — n. (Slang) black person, nigger, coon (extremely offensive disparaging term) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • jigaboo — [ dʒɪgəbu:] noun N. Amer. informal, offensive a black person. Origin early 20th cent.: related to sl. jig (in the same sense); cf. the pair bug, bugaboo …   English new terms dictionary

  • jigaboo — jig·a·boo …   English syllables

  • jigaboo — noun (ethnic slur) extremely offensive name for a Black person only a Black can call another Black a nigga • Syn: ↑nigger, ↑nigga, ↑spade, ↑coon, ↑nigra • Usage Domain: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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