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nigga

slang A variant spelling and pronunciation of the word "nigger," an extremely offensive racial epithet used against people of African descent. This variant is used within the black community as a reclaimed term, often with connotations of camaraderie, but it is still considered extremely offensive if used by anyone outside that community.

nigga

and nicca
n. nigger; Negro. (Streets. Nicca is pronunciation and/or spelling variant. Restricted to black to black use. White to black use is provocative.) Hey, my nigga!
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I'm that cat by the bar toastin' to the good life You that faggot-ass nigga tryin' to pull me back, right?
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The word Nigga means endearment in the 'hood to me.
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After several hours at the kitchen table, chain-smoking blunts and then meticulously cleaning up the ash ("I ain't no dirty nigga"), Carti needs some air.
Both men gave a two beat handshake and did a spin, "Is how a nigga gets paid," they say in unison.
audience laughing at his ability to say nigga this and nigga
Young people pretend that it's OK to call each other "nigga" and "Paki" as if they have created a higher level of cohesion.
Locked up in a pen, I still do my thing (50 Cent, "Poor Lil Rich Nigga")
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"'Yeah, I'm a drug slingin' nigga.' And you begin to create that as your cool."
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