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 Dictionary entry overview: What does picaninny mean? 

  The noun PICANINNY has 1 sense:

1. (offensive) a Black child

  Familiarity information: PICANINNY used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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(offensive) a Black child

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people


picaninny; piccaninny; pickaninny

Hypernyms ("picaninny" is a kind of...):

Black; Black person; blackamoor; Negro; Negroid (a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa))

child; fry; kid; minor; nestling; nipper; shaver; small fry; tiddler; tike; tyke; youngster (a young person of either sex)

Domain usage:

aspersion; slur (a disparaging remark)

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