Definition of N-word in English:

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N-word

Entry from US English dictionary

noun

informal Used instead of or in reference to the word “nigger” because of its taboo nature: I can’t believe he used the N-word in front of her
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  • Professor Kennedy says that the N-word is just another word for ‘pal’ these days.
  • The word rolled off my tongue like the N-word would.
  • But then, what if that N-word is spoken by a hip-hop artist instead of a KKK member?

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