Definition of pickney in English:
A child: me and the pickney have to survive some way Compare with pickaninny.
More example sentences
- Now please don't get me wrong, I don't believe in spoiling kids at all, and I don't feel that I was raised as a pwoil pickney (spoiled child) at all.
- I didn't pick up on this perverted undertone when I was a pickney, did you?
- That must have been drummed into the head of the elderly man's wife when she was a pickney.
contraction of pickaninny.
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