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darky


noun, plural dark·ies. Older Use: Now Offensive.

  1. a term used to refer to a black person.

noun plural darkies or darkeys informal

  1. an offensive word for a Black person
  2. Australian an offensive word for a native Australian
n.

“black person” (now offensive), 1775, from dark (adj.) + -y (3). Related: Darkies.

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