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  • n. Nigga, another slang term used as a euphemism or familiar adaptation to the derogative term nigger, utilized during the time period immediately before and during the Civil War in reference to slaves brought over from Africa.

Etymologies

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Blend of nigga and -izzle. Popularized by the hip-hop culture in 1990s and 2000s, as a rhyme of shizzle, as in fo shizzle my nizzle ("for sure, my nigga").

Examples

  • To all my dear readers who are left after this long, cold entry-less night: I hope you'll follow my little yellow-brick road, because you are the shizzle to my nizzle.

    bluemeany Diary Entry

  • Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, on opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai, who was charged with treason last week after vowing to continue anti-Mugabe protests "This led to the faintly surreal experience of three gentlemen in horsehair wigs examining the meaning of such phrases as 'mish mish man' and 'shizzle my nizzle'."

    Perspectives

  • Minega's world: Putting the shizzle back in the nizzle

    Putting the shizzle back in the nizzle

  • I was waiting for Chuck to kick the living crap out of Richard, but alas, Chuck took the high road and just made grumbling noises at him like the Jolly Green Giant he is. it's the shizzle my nizzle.

    badbadzoot Diary Entry

  • I have a Blogger account too, but I don't update that one as much as I do this one ... become an adoptive parent, fo rizzle ma nizzle okay, need to get back into my diary-writing groove.

    badbadzoot Diary Entry

  • It told me fo shizzle my nizzle, take a rizzle in a quarter mizzle.

    Redskins Insider Podcast -- The Washington Post

  • Now ... if I were part of the Taliban, that would tick me off more than JHN. 8: 12 on a sight rail would. Fo 'shizzle, my nizzle.

    Delftsman

  • It is not known whether he responded with his characteristic "Fo 'shizzle, my nizzle."

    Lead Stories from AOL

  • Ex.: "I gotta quick quezzy for ya, mah nizzle ..."

    RutlandHerald.com

  • Bambi looked like he wanted to put duct tape over Plugs mouth white men can't dap, fo shizzle my nizzle posted on 01 / 22 / 2009 7: 48: 52 AM PST

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  • (verb) - (1) To be slightly intoxicated, to be the worse for liquor; to be unsteady; usually in past participle nizzled. Nizzle-toppin, an actively-inclined but weak-minded person; mid-Yorkshire.

    --Joseph Wright's English Dialect Dictionary, 1898-1905

    (2) Neezled, little drunk or intoxicated.

    --Walter Skeat's Glossary of North of England Words, 1873

    January 17, 2018