Associations to the word «Nigger»
NIGGER, noun. (offensive) (ethnic slur) (now vulgar) (see usage notes) A dark-skinned person, especially a person of, or primarily of, Negro descent; a black person.
NIGGER, noun. (offensive) (ethnic slur) (vulgar slang) A person of Negro descent who acts in an unapproved manner, usually as an archetypical badass.
NIGGER, noun. (African American Vernacular English) Informal term of address.
NIGGER, noun. (now offensive) A fish, the luderick.
NIGGER, noun. (archaic) (electrical) An impurity in the covering of an electrical conductor which serves to make a partial short circuit, and thus becomes sufficiently heated to burn and destroy the insulation.
NIGGER, noun. (UK) (Cornwall) (fishing) (archaic) Holothuria nigra, the cotton spinner.
NIGGER, noun. (archaic) A black caterpillar, the larva of the turnip sawfly.
NIGGER, noun. (archaic) A strong iron-bound timber with sharp teeth or spikes protruding from its front face, forming part of the machinery of a sawmill, and used in canting logs, etc.
NIGGER, noun. (archaic) (US) A steam-capstan on some Mississippi river boats, used to haul the boat over bars and snags by a rope fastened to a tree on the bank.
NIGGER, verb. (transitive) (dated) To clear land by laying light pieces of round timber across the trunks of the trees and setting fire to them at the point of contact, by which means the trees are slowly burned through.
NIGGER, verb. (intransitive) (offensive) To behave as a stereotypical black person.
NIGGER, verb. (uncommon) (transitive) (offensive) To treat as inferior.
NIGGER GALLERY, noun. (dated (chiefly 1840s)) (historical) (offensive) peanut gallery
NIGGER HEAD, noun. Alternative form of niggerhead
NIGGER HEAVEN, noun. (dated (chiefly 1870s)) (historical) (offensive) peanut gallery
NIGGER HEAVENS, noun. Plural of nigger heaven
NIGGER IN THE WOODPILE, noun. (offensive) A hidden motive, influence or factor; a concealed (potential) snag; something suspicious.
NIGGER LOVER, noun. (derogatory) (taboo) (ethnic slur) Someone who likes or tolerates negroes, especially a white person seen as weak.
NIGGER LOVERS, noun. Plural of nigger lover
NIGGER NOSE, noun. (derogatory) (ethnic slur) (idiomatic) An insult, a term of contempt.
NIGGER RICH, adjective. (idiomatic) (offensive) (of a person) Living ostentatiously; spending money recklessly, especially a limited supply of money.
NIGGER RIG, verb. Alternative form of nigger-rig
NIGGER RIGGED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of nigger rig
NIGGER RIGGING, verb. Present participle of nigger rig
NIGGER RIGS, verb. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of nigger rig
NIGGER TOE, noun. (colloquial) (offensive) A brazil nut.
NIGGER TOES, noun. Plural of nigger toe
NIGGER, noun. (ethnic slur) extremely offensive name for a Black person; "only a Black can call another Black a nigga".
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