Definition of Jigaboo

1. Noun. (ethnic slur) extremely offensive name for a Black person. "Only a Black can call another Black a nigga"


Definition of Jigaboo

1. Noun. (offensive slang dated) A black person ¹

2. Noun. (offensive slang dated) Any dark-skinned person (frequently an Arab or Middle Eastern person). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Jigaboo

1. a black person [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Jigaboo

jickajog
jickajogs
jidaigeki
jidaigekis
jidder
jidders
jiff
jiffies
jiffs
jiffy
jig
jig borer
jig borers
jig saw
jigaboo (current term)
jigaboos
jigajig
jigajigs
jigajog
jigajogs
jigamaree
jigamarees
jiggambob
jiggambobs
jigged
jiggeh
jiggehs

Literary usage of Jigaboo

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Memoirs of a Winner by Gary Ward Scott (2007)
"Some time later it was disparagingly called "jigaboo" music. Kids seven or eight years my junior were already tuning in to the Negro radio stations late at ..."

2. Blacks in the Army Air Forces During World War II: The Problems of Race by Alan M. Osur (1986)
"... the use of uncomplimentary names such as "jigaboo" and "nigger" instilled resentment; there was a great emotional conflict over interracial dating; ..."

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