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PICKANINNY

 Dictionary entry overview: What does pickaninny mean? 

PICKANINNY (noun)
  The noun PICKANINNY has 1 sense:

1. (offensive) a Black child

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


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PICKANINNY (noun)


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Meaning:

(offensive) a Black child

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

picaninny; piccaninny; pickaninny

Hypernyms ("pickaninny" 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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