black guy put in a movie in order to please the black community and give of the imporession of racial acceptance
by labatt June 30, 2003
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2 a mispelling of the name tolkien
skeeball costs 1 token
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The racially diverse individual us. in a horror movie. Distinguishable by his stereotypical behavior, and by the fact that he will always be killed first.
by OniLink5000 October 25, 2003
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A (usually black) person in a television programme who is there simply to please people of his or her particular ethnicity.
The family who have just moved into Wisteria Lane in 'Desperate Housewives' are token black people introduced by the makers to avoid complaints from people that they are (rightfully) representing upper class Americans as white.
by jc376 July 18, 2005
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Employee #1: "The new hire is really useless, I don't think he is qualified for the job"

Employee #2: "Yes, I know. He is a Morehouse grad; just a token to help with the quota"
by fubho12 May 17, 2010
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a co-worker who draws a salary despite being utterly and completely useless. Derived from the meaning- which generally sport the words 'no cash value'
Mike has been here for 2 years and still knows nothing. He sits on the internet all day and asks everyone for help. He's such a token.
by zeketorrence December 23, 2008
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something that is totally stereotypical. usually relating to movies.
my friend is co-directing a student-writen play at UF called "God in the Subway" and it's totally token and predictable.
by lauraclaire October 4, 2004
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