nigger

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Synonyms for nigger

(ethnic slur) extremely offensive name for a Black person

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Dey'll sell dese niggers today fo' stealin' de money, den dey'll buy some mo' dat don't now de chillen--so dat's all right.
Then Caswall slunk out, much as the nigger had done.
His name on the passenger list does not matter, but his other name, Captain Malu, was a name for niggers to conjure with, and to scare naughty pickaninnies to righteousness from New Hanover to the New Hebrides.
A white man hasn't a chance to defend himself from the niggers.
The niggers are going to break out, and there'll be another Hohono horror here.
The niggers killed the five white men ashore, captured the schooner, killed the captain and mate, and escaped in a body to Malaita.
The government protects a nigger against a white every time.
Bertie did not see the bottle go off; but the mate opportunely discharging a stick of real dynamite aft where it would harm nobody, Bertie would have sworn in any admiralty court to a nigger blown to flinders.
All he knew was that the two men got very drunk and argued eloquently and at length as to whether the exploded nigger should be reported as a case of dysentery or as an accidental drowning.
Some folks don't believe there is pious niggers Shelby," said Haley, with a candid flourish of his hand, "but I do.
I believe I'm reckoned to bring in about the finest droves of niggers that is brought in,--at least, I've been told so; if I have once, I reckon I have a hundred times,--all in good case,--fat and likely, and I lose as few as any man in the business.
Now, there was Tom Loker, my old partner, down in Natchez; he was a clever fellow, Tom was, only the very devil with niggers,--on principle 't was, you see, for a better hearted feller never broke bread; 't was his system, sir.
Niggers, you know, that's fetched up properly, ha'n't no kind of 'spectations of no kind; so all these things comes easier.
Now, I venture to say, your niggers would be quite chop-fallen in a place where some of your plantation niggers would be singing and whooping like all possessed.
No white man's stand for a nigger ownin' the likes of you, an' here's one white man that ain't goin' to stand for it.