African American Vernacular English (AAVE), also called African American English, Black English, Black Vernacular, or Black English Vernacular (BEV), is a type variety (dialect, ethnolect and sociolect) of the American English language. It is known colloquially as Ebonics (a portmanteau of "ebony" and "phonics"). With pronunciation that in some respects is common to Southern American English, the variety is spoken by many blacks in the United States. AAVE shares many characteristics with various Creole English dialects spoken by blacks in much of the world. AAVE also has pronunciation, grammatical structures, and vocabulary in common with various West African languages. Ebonics is not merely just the use of urban or "slang" words, but rather it is the manipulation and transformation of the English language (ie, In the sentence "I want to have sex with a chickenhead", a slang word is used, but the speaker is not using ebonics.)
"He workin'."- He is working (right now).

"He been hit dat from last week."- He has already had sex with that(her), since last week.

"I'm finna go get some chicken." I am (or possibly I am considering) going to get chicken.

"I aint doin' nuthin' fo'dat ho."- I am not going to do anything for that whorish woman.

"Don't be tellin' me dat I can't talk good cuz I speak ebonics."- Do not tell me that I am unable to speak well just because I speak ebonics.
Ghetto and black.
"Dude, that chick is so ebonic!"
"I know, I can see her weave tracks."
by EbonicDude September 29, 2011
A very crude dialect of the english language spoken by poorly educated negroes. Some white people known as wiggers attempt to imitate this form of speech to sound cool. Idiots.
ebonics

Eric: Wudd up wit dat shit dawg?

John: Speak English or shut the fuck up you stupid wigger.
by Play 4 Keeps April 11, 2010
A form of mental retardation characterised by inability to grasp the basics of human language.
Ebonicised person: "Fo shizzle dawg, ho be shakin thad ass."

Normal black person: "No, don't stare, Leroy. It's not their fault they can't conjugate verbs. It's the ebonics, dear."
by Pipe Downn August 08, 2009
The way black people talk.
Fuck dem phonics, I'm hooked on ... ebonics!
by Plooper September 02, 2006
The usage of ghetto slang via social networks (Facebook, Myspace, AOL, Yahoo, MSN, ect.)
Most often used by people who can write properly but choose not to.
Examples of E-Bonics could be described by using total improper spelling, overusage of capitalization or punctuation, replacing letters with numbers or characters, using confusing abbreviations and most infamously the pound symbol and a short quote.
Examples of E-Bonics:

"@y mAyn3 d15 1$H b3en b0th3r1n Me a1l day"

"WATCHU BEN ON"

"SMH #ohsodamndisappointed"
by YoduhTruffIsHurr December 21, 2011
A dialect of the English language that is used by individuals that, have difficulty pronouncing certain words, and/or, form a sentence using shortened words with improper verbs. Typically used by low class people but with no relation to wealth. Not a slang.

Has a relation to poor education but leans more towards laziness, if educated. Can be viewed upon as a quick way of making a statement. Became popular in the late 70's and early 80's by poorly educated people that touted an "accept me for me" type attitude.
Christy and me is goin to da sto, you be want'n somin. Nah, I done ate already but let me aks Ricky.

Tanya could you please stop using ebonics.
by Schwinger March 10, 2006
When ghetto slang becomes an actual language
They now have schools and universities in America which actually offer courses in Ebonics.
by AYB February 17, 2003

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