What is another word for darkie?

Pronunciation: [dˈɑːki] (IPA)

The word "darkie" is a derogatory and offensive term used to refer to people of dark skin color. It has a long history of being used as a racial slur and is deeply hurtful to those it targets. There are numerous synonyms for the word "darkie" that are more acceptable and respectful, such as "person of color", "black person", "African American", "Afro-Caribbean", "Afro-Latino", "brown-skinned person", "dark-skinned person" and "melanated person". Using these terms acknowledges and respects the diversity and richness of different cultures and avoids perpetuating harmful stereotypes and racist attitudes.

What are the hypernyms for Darkie?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Darkie

We had to take it in turns to row with this worthy, and I soon discovered to my cost the inconvenience of sitting in close proximity with a perspiring darkie.
"Three Months in the Southern States, April-June 1863"
Arthur J. L. (Lieut.-Col.) Fremantle
As the day drags on she looks through the lattice window and catches occasional glimpses of Cherry and Brindle, Blossom and darkie, Beauty and Crinkle, Daisy and Pearl.
"Mushrooms on the Moor"
Frank Boreham
But they all came home-Cherry and Brindle, Blossom and darkie, Beauty and Crinkle, Daisy and Pearl-they all came home.
"Mushrooms on the Moor"
Frank Boreham

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