nigger

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Synonyms for nigger

(ethnic slur) extremely offensive name for a Black person

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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.
Then there was something like a black shadow between us, and there was the nigger, looking more like a malignant devil than ever.
Then Caswall slunk out, much as the nigger had done.
You know the great fight between Malvoli and Nigger Ned is coming off after all?
Highly coloured bills announcing the glove-fight between Nigger Ned and Malvoli were slapped about the walls.
They were chased away--literally chased away--by their own niggers.
The soup was just served, when Hughie saw a nigger peering in through the door.
As long as Mister Haggin, or Derby, or Bob, was about, the niggers took their chasing.
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 nigger looked scared and cleared out, and we all felt--well, I don't know how we felt, but it was awful, with the old man panting there, and his eyes set and looking like a person that was dying.
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.
And have ye forgotten the nigger man that burned me ear?
Have ye forgot the nigger man, though be got some of it back from me fist?