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wigger

noun wig·ger \ ˈwi-gər \

Definition of wigger

plural -s

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wigger

noun wig·ger \ ˈwi-gər \

Definition of wigger

plural wiggers
slang, often offensive
: 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 HsuThe Atlantic1 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 StueverWashington Post30 Jan. 2010

Origin and Etymology of wigger

blend of1white andnigger


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