A version of english made up of a variety of slang words. Stands for ebony and phonics. Widely spoken among the african american culture.
"Holla holla, my homey!"
"Yo dawg, whats crack-a-lackin'?"
"It's all good up herre in dis hood"
"Tight!"
by Amber April 03, 2003
(n) ebony+phonics=ebonics (language of blacks)
how the majority of blacks tamper with english. its not an official language but very widely known. its a fun alternative to boring english. like any language, ebonics has rules to follow. if you do not know them, you will look stupid trying to talk it or be lost when someone speaking ebonics adresses you
Here are rules for changing words:
1) for a word that has an ending pronounced 'ore' as in 'or' or 'more', remove to 'r' or 're' and add an apostrophe
2) for words with endings that are pronounced 'er' as in 'killer', remove the 'er' and add 'a', 'uh', or 'ah'(which is pronounced 'uh')
for plural words, do the same exept 'ers' as in 'killers' is replaced by 'uz' (pronounced uh-z) or 'az'(pronounced 'uz')
3) for words that end in 'ool', such as 'cool' or 'fool', get rid of the 'l' and add an apostrophe instead

1) store > sto'
for > fo'
your/you're > yo'
2) nigger > nigga, nigguh, niggah
niggers > niggaz, nigguz
3) cool > coo'
fool > foo'
That was a short lesson in ebonics
by this website is ruined September 16, 2005
the language of black people in the US.

Chinese people speak mandarin
Mexican people speak spanish
Filipino people speak tagalog
Black people speak ebonics
"Como estas senor?"
"Oh i'm straight my nigga fo shizzle"
by reeewind June 09, 2005
a figure of language that consits of shizzles, wizzles, snuggle-wuggles and dizzels. Fo' SHizzle!
im in ebonics III.
by WESTMINSTER OBSERVER May 07, 2003
A made-up language with made-up words
1. Fo shizzle dizzle my nizzle


That is ebonics.

Enough said.
by Street Souljah September 04, 2008
Ebonics is a term that was originally intended to refer to the language of all people descended from enslaved Black Africans, particularly in West Africa, the Caribbean, and North America. Over time, and especially since 1996, it has been used more often to refer to African American Vernacular English (distinctively nonstandard Black United States English), asserting the independence of this from (standard) English. The term became widely known in the U.S. in 1996 due to a controversy over its use by the Oakland School Board.

What is claimed to be the initial mention of "Ebonics" was made by the psychologist1 Robert Williams in a discussion with linguist Ernie Smith (as well as other language scholars and researchers) that took place in a conference on "Cognitive and Language Development of the Black Child", held in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1973.23 In 1975, the term appeared within the title and text of a book edited and co-written by Williams, Ebonics: The True Language of Black Folks. Williams there explains it
"While it is clear that the previous definitions were written by racist white people who are VERY ignorant and unlearned, I just thought a black girl like myself could elaborate and give the TRUE meaning of the word". White people still fear what they don't understand and instead of trying to learn, the retaliate with their ignorance. So who is really the more inferior race? You tan in order to be darker, your women love to attach themselves to our men. Your men LOVE our curves, and your teenagers idolize our music, clothing, and our language. SO SAD!!! And get over the fact that the PRESIDENT IS BLACK!!!!EBONICS!
by RACISIMSTILLEXISTSIN2011 February 17, 2011
A noun. An ethnic dialect used predominantly in urban areas around the United States
Ebonics-“ what up ho?,” which means “how are you doing young lady”
“yo that shiznit be tizight,” which means “that is good stuff”


by Dee Boi July 25, 2008
The secreat language of black people that we cant understand.
Yo cracka whats popin?(in that weird accent)
Im am fine thank you very much how about yourself?
Ima chillen fo reaaa.Its sho pimp up in hur.
Will you stop talking in ebonics?
by Judy Kate April 04, 2008
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