- n. euphemistic The words nigger and nigga.
- n. humorous Any word beginning with n that is not normally taboo but is considered (often humorously) to be so in the given context.
- n. linguistics Negation words, such as not, nobody, and nothing.
- n. linguistics Danish nouns of the common gender (their indefinite article being en), as opposed to t-words, nouns of the neuter gender (their indefinite article being et).
“Dear Mexican: These days, using the word "nigger" is considered so offensive that, in its place, we now use the term "n-word.”
“Sure, we all have our own race narrative about the first time we were called the "n-word" or treated poorly in a store or other public place.”
“Charles, 27, interviewed in Emerging Adulthood, recalls being called the n-word while at sports camp as a kid, and as a teenager, he got pulled over for “Driving While Black.””
“The famed poet also quelled controversy after she expressed her disappointment in rapper Common using profanity, namely the n-word, and the b-word in reference to women, on his current album released in December, which features Angelou on the intro "The Dreamer.”
“Someone just needs to tell Alan Greenspan to stop using the scary n-word.”
“But within the more obscure reaches of cartographic bureaucracy, the n-word occasionally endures.”
“A vestige of a long-ago past, the n-word—fully spelled out—still lingers in environmental conservation laws classifying bodies of water.”
“While it can't rename local roads and water bodies, the agency is finally scrubbing the n-word from its regulations.”
“The federal government began to strip the n-word from its topographic maps in the early 1960s.”
“Despite the effort to purge the n-word from New York's official documents, the epithet showed up in a recent management plan report by the agency's division of lands and forests.”
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