N-word

noun \ ˈen-ˌwərd \

Definition of N-word

the N-word or less commonly the n-word
used euphemistically to refer to the word nigger
  • A suburban Philadelphia school expelled "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" from its curriculum over the book's overuse of the N-word.
  • —David K. Li

First Known Use of n-word

1985

in the meaning defined above

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