A term used to describe a black person, who is stereotypically considered bad, poor, lazy, addict or criminal. This term was first used during the period when blacks were descriminated against and used as slaves. The white people would yell at them and call them a "filthy nigger" when they were slacking of while working out on the fields. This is why the word is so frowned upon today, because blacks feel they are losing their sense of control and being descriminated against just like those hard times. It is considered a racial crime when a white person uses the word nigger, but it is fine if a black person says the word. If the use of the word nigger wants to be banned then everyone will have to stop using the word, including black people themselves. It is interesting because when a white person says this word they are put into court against racial crimes, but if a black person would call a white person a term that is equivalent in descrimination as the word nigger nothing would happen to them. Think of it this way we have movies that show a white guy (ashton kutcher) going to meet his girlfriend's family (black). The black parents have something against him because he is not black. But if a movie were to be made where a black guy was going to meet a white family and they had something against him. How much controversy would that stir? weirrd isn't it???
If the term white trash is socially acceptable then nigger should be aswell.
by vasaliki May 07, 2006
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A fully grown niglet
Theres one of them niggers
by Shanaynay121092 September 28, 2006
A word that everyone else is afraid to define except in utter seriousness, for fear of being branded a rascist, in total ignorance of the colloquial usage of the word, its characterization in popular culture, and the populations of people it is used most by.
You shouldn't ever say the n-word, you rascist cracker asshole.
by Panocha007 October 20, 2003
a term that is racist, as long as the speaker of it is not black. Forbidden on most all of television and other forms of public entertainment, at times referenced to as the "n-word". However, "cracker", a term racist against whites, is a completely acceptable term used in any context of any national broadcast...hmm...
White man: I would like to know why "cracker" and, ahem, "nigger" are not equally forbidden *white man is put on trial for racist slander*
by Scooby King February 27, 2005
nigga, niggah etc. al.(noun)1.describes an ignorant, uneducated, foolish individual regardless of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, etc.
2. endearing term between two or more individual to describe a friendship or bond.
1.Shut up, you nigger
2. Chris, you my nigga.
by Matt March 15, 2005
Slang description for slaves who were brought mostly from West Africa by the Dutch, English, and Portuguese from what was then a huge "Nigerian Basin" which makes up part of the countries of Nigeria and Niger today.
Load the Nigger's on the ship, time for an auction in Kingston.
by KingKoon February 22, 2005
Used as a disparaging term for a member of any dark-skinned people.
look at that nigger stealin shit and selling drugs!!!
by jamal October 03, 2005
nigger is to black person as redneck is to white person
"I don't like niggers."
by clown February 27, 2005

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