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noun wig·ger \ˈwi-gər\

Definition of wigger

plural

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wigger

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noun wig·ger \ˈwi-gər\

Definition of wigger

plural

wiggers

slang, often offensive

  1. :  a usually young white person whose clothing, language, and mannerisms are regarded as imitative of those stereotypically associated with African-Americans :  a white person who admires and seeks to emulate black culture Wimsatt was deeply committed to hip-hop's transformative powers, going so far as to embrace the status of the lowly “wigger,” a pejorative term popularized in the early 1990s to describe white kids who steep themselves in black culture. — Hua Hsu, The Atlantic, 1 Jan 2009 There's a term of art—“wigger”—that is used both proudly and derisively to describe white enthusiasts of black hip-hop culture … — Hank Stuever, Washington Post, 30 Jan. 2010

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Origin and Etymology of wigger

blend of 1white and nigger


First Known Use: 1979


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