Definition of Darkie

1. Noun. (ethnic slur) offensive term for Black people.

Exact synonyms: Darkey, Darky
Language type: Depreciation, Derogation, Disparagement, Ethnic Slur
Generic synonyms: Black, Black Person, Blackamoor, Negro, Negroid

Definition of Darkie

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of darkey) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Darkie

1. darkey [n -S] - See also: darkey

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Darkie

darken someone's doorstep
darken someone's doorway
darkened
darkener
darkeners
darkeness
darkening
darkens
darker
darkest
darkey
darkeys
darkful
darkhorse
darkhorse candidate
darkie (current term)
darkies
darking
darkish
darkishly
darkishness
darkle
darkled
darkles
darklier
darkliest
darkling
darkling beetle
darkling groung beetle
darklings

Literary usage of Darkie

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Life and Labour in the Far, Far West: Being Notes of a Tour in the Western by William Henry Barneby (1884)
"The Man and the Bear—A Meal of Bear—The Mariposa Grove of Big Trees— The Grizzly Giant—An Angry darkie—A Tree Forest —Among th<- Pioneers—An Expensive ..."

2. Americanisms: The English of the New World by Maximilian Schele De Vere (1872)
"... set dis darkie free, Oh ! what a happy place den de darkie land would be ; We'd have a darkie parliament An' darkie codes of law, An' darkie judges on ..."

3. The American Joe Miller: A Collection of Yankee Wit and Humour by Joe Miller (1865)
"I WISH de legislatur would set dis darkie free, Oh ! what a happy place den de darkie laud would bs We'd have a darkie parliament, An' darkie codes of law, ..."

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