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English noun: pickaninny

1. pickaninny (person) (ethnic slur) offensive term for a Black child


Synonymspicaninny, piccaninny


Broader (hypernym)Black, Black person, blackamoor, child, fry, kid, minor, Negro, Negroid, nestling, nipper, shaver, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, youngster


Domain usagedepreciation, derogation, disparagement, ethnic slur









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