A close BLACK friend. If a white person uses it in the presence of a black person, he'll usually end up getting his ass kicked
Black Person 1: What up ma nigga?
Black Person 2: Not much playa, what's the word?

White Person 1: Whats up my nigga?
Black Person 2: What the fuck you just call me!!?
(White Person Runs)
by Chris Kern January 23, 2007
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To the people that think it's okay to say it but not for others to say it: don't be a hypocrite, if it bad for others to say it then it bad for you to say it as well, period. Nobody loves double standards, nobody.

To the people that think they should be able to use it because others are using it and get upset because it's alright for others to use it but not you:
The term was used in the past in a rasict context and people have a good sense of history so don't use it, even if you hear other people use it in a nonracial context and assume that sense you mean it that way it will be accepted that way.
1. I will take a principled stand to not say the word nigga or else I wil be seen as a hypocrite.

2. I will take a principled stand to not say the word nigga because I will be seen as rasict when I am not.

3 Hypocrite:whatsup my nigga
Seemingly Racist person: nothing much my nigga
Hypocrite: You can't say that.
Seemingly Racist person: doesn't that make you a hypocrite?
Hypocrite: Why yes it does, but when you use it you sound like a racist.
Seemingly Racist person: Well I guess we're both misguided in using it, we shouldn't assume that everyone understands what we mean.
Hypocrite: I agree, and I think everyone needs to lighten up. No one is really bad unless they feel they as though they can be a hypocrite and that's not bad, or they feel that they can use rasict terms and not expect someone to get mad at them.
by Mike H.T November 7, 2005
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- noun (.n)
A word derived from the derogatory term "Nigger." Unlike the term Nigger, Nigga doesn't necessarily have the same meaning, and CAN be used by people of all races.

Differences between the two:

1) Nigger
(a) An Offensive term used to describe a person of any race or origin regarded as inferior. Especially used by lighter skinned people towards darker skinned people.
(b) Sometimes used to describe someone who lacks intelligence.

2) Nigga
Slang term that can be used to describe anyone close to you; no matter what race you are. Can be used to describe a friend, girlfriend, boyfriend or an enemy. Like the word Fuck, when used in different contexts, it can have a different meaning.

Advisory Warning: As long as the person whom you are speaking with understands where you are coming from, using the term "Nigga" instead of homie or friend is acceptable. Always chose your words wisely when speaking with strangers.
Examples:

1) Nigger
"Billybob look! That stupid Nigger just bought a ticket to the rodeo that's scheduled this saturday"

2) Nigga
- When describing a friend:
(a) "Nick is my nigga, even though he's not black. Me and him go way back"
-When describing a love interest
(b) "Your body is bangin' baby, l love the way you flaunt it, time to give it to daddy, nigga now tell me how you want it."
- When describing an enemy:
(c) "That bitch ass nigga just jacked my dime piece and gold chain."
by .PiCe.NuSSy. October 24, 2007
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An alternate spelling and phonetic synonym of the word Negus which is an Ethiopian word meaning KING. Nigga is often incorrectly associated with the word (nigger) which is a derogatory term used by non blacks meaning ignorant or coward. Because of this association, the term Nigga has been viewed by many as a derogatory term also.
It seems like everyone wants to be a nigga nowadays.
by KING KILOMAR February 9, 2016
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A word often used by black gangsta rappers to address each other, or just refer to each other in a brotherly way. And for some reason it's okay for them to use the word and no one else.

If any other race uses the word, especially white people, it's grounds for war, because the definition is supposedly inferred to mean "you are beneath me and meant to serve me."

Of course, it's completely "fine" for the niggas to refer to ANY woman, no matter what the color of her skin, as a bitch or a ho' - which is also used to imply that " you are beneath me, and meant to serve me."

You can't say the 'n' word on the radio or TV, for fear of offending a particular race. But you hear 'bitch' and ho' all the time, regardless of the women it might offend...
gangsta1: Yo, nigga! What's up!

gangsta2: Life is good, my brother! I had the time with one sweet bitch at the club. And my bitch back home? She knows when it's time to put out, You know what I'm sayin'?

gangsta1: Yeah, my nigga! My bitch, she gave me the mouth when I got home, so I put her in her place! Right off. No bitch is gonna tell me when to be home! What a bitch.

white guy: Yo, niggaz!

gangsta1: What the fuck! Who you callin' nigga?!

gangsta2: What the fuck! I'm gonna cut you a smile 'cros your neck. Ear to ear-

white guy: Wait! Hold it! I just wanted to tell you, that was one fine bitch I saw you with last night.

gansta1: All my bitches are fine! They know how to please me.
by resusx December 8, 2006
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A word many African Americans (including myself) have differing opinions about:

1.A slang word meaning friend or another person.

2.A new version of a degrating term that means an ignorant black person. Used over a hundred years ago by slave owners and still carries a lot of hostility.

Although it is hypocritical for blacks and some hispanics to say it and not let whites do the same, it has always confused me as to why whites want to so badly.
I am sick of seeing sentences that depict stereotypical black people saying nigga and white people getting mad.
by bmoreangel January 20, 2007
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It can be simply thought of as a tremendously stupid way of saying nigger People who think that they're clever by saying "nigga" are obviously the opposite. Black kids who call each other this name are idiots, so are white kids, and so is anyone else who says it out of its proper context, period. Self-respecting black people don't go around calling each other "nigga." It's only the dumbass MTV crowd who ignore its malignant roots and think it's something amusing to say; employing it constantly. Bigots shouldn't be so butthurt that it's offensive to say it either because no matter what, it's a rude thing to say. Stop being such morons.
Moron #1: I'm a dumbass black kid and I like saying nigga all the time due to my lack of an extensive vocabulary!

Moron #2: I'm a dumbass non-black wannabe kid and I like saying nigga all the time due to my lack of a vocabulary too!

Moron #3: I'm a whiny bigot and I can't comprehend why I shouldn't be saying nigga! I feel so oppressed!
by Your conscience April 10, 2007
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