Definitions

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  • adj. Of or like a nigger.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Niggerish.
  • n. An administrative division of the Dutch West Indies.

Etymologies

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nigger +‎ -y

Examples

  • The faint niggery smell which crept from the cabin increased her nausea and, without strength to combat it, she kept on retching miserably while the cabins and trees revolved swiftly around her.

    Gone with the Wind

  • I don't quite recollect, I'm afraid; but anyhow, some comical little speck of a sugary, niggery, West Indian

    What's Bred in the Bone

  • Clear & cool -- hung meat, "niggery Zhim" aiding -- old Presley,

    Diary of Jason Niles (1814-1894) : June 22, 1861-December 31, 1864,

  • "Jiggigery, niggery, hop," or some words which so sounded, and away scuttled the old lady, bringing back a couple more hens.

    Hurricane Hurry

  • That’s like one of my black friends saying, Well … I guess you could somehow justify referring to that hairstyle as ‘niggery.’

    2009 December | Johnny B. Truant

  • On a related note, after seeing you being gay with a Christmas tree, I’d really like some visuals on “niggery” hair, just to get the idea …

    Christmas is gay | Johnny B. Truant

  • She remembered the hot sun, the soft red earth under her sick head, the niggery smell of the cabin behind the ruins of Twelve Oaks, remembered the refrain her heart had beaten: I’ll never be hungry again.

    Gone with the Wind

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