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Meaning of "n-word" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF N-WORD

n-word play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF N-WORD

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
N-Word is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE N-WORD

n-tuple
n-type
n.
N. Zeal.
n.o.
N´Dour
n´importe
n/a
N/F
N/S
N/S/F
na
Na-Dene
NAACP
NAAFI
naan
naartjie
nab

WORDS THAT END LIKE N-WORD

at a word
boo-word
c-word
codeword
crossword
f-word
foreword
in a word
keyword
password
root word
sword
the c-word
the f-word
the last word
the n-word
the sword
the word
word
word-for-word

Synonyms and antonyms of n-word in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «n-word» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF N-WORD

Find out the translation of n-word to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of n-word from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «n-word» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

国字
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

n - palabra
570 millions of speakers

English

n-word
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एन शब्द
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ن كلمة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

н- слово
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

n - palavra
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

এন-শব্দ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

n - mot
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

N-word
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

n- Wort
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

n型の単語
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

N- 워드
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

N-tembung
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

từ-n
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

என் என்ற வார்த்தை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

N- शब्द
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

n-kelime
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

n -word
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

n -word
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

н- слово
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

n - cuvânt
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

n - λέξη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

N-woord
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

n- ordet
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

n- ordet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of n-word

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «N-WORD»

The term «n-word» is regularly used and occupies the 56.813 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «N-WORD» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about n-word

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «N-WORD»

Discover the use of n-word in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to n-word and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The N Word: Who Can Say It, who Shouldn't, and why
Examines racism from the perspective of its most volatile word, revealing the institutionalization of bigotry in every aspect of American society and arguing that the word is a slur that helps keep blacks at the bottom of the socio-economic ...
Jabari Asim, 2007
2
Nigger: The Strange Career of a Troublesome Word
From the Trade Paperback edition.
Randall Kennedy, 2008
3
The N-Word of the Narcissus
"The N-word of the Narcissus" tells the tale of a fateful voyage of a British sailing ship, and on that voyage the ability of a lone black man to take the crew hostage.
Joseph Conrad, 2009
4
Natural ¿ the Beautiful 'N' Word: Breaking the Psychological ...
This book exposes secrets and facts about the American standard of beauty rarely revealed, such as: The untold truth about artificial hair Why natural beauty is heavily discouraged The cosmetic conspiracy A totally natural method of growing ...
Richard Jones, 2007
5
The N-Word  the Usage of a Controversial Term in the ...
Seminar paper from the year 2009 in the subject English - Literature, Works, grade: 3,0, Justus-Liebig-University Giessen (Anglistik), language: English, abstract: 2 Usage of the N-Word in Huck Finn In the following section I will first ...
Agathe Glatz, 2011
6
The N Word: One Man's Stand
This book exposes the passion and courage of the man behind the public face and reveals how a childhood growing up in a fringe camp on the outskirts of Cunnamulla in south-west Queensland, fired his determination to fight for human rights.
Stephen Hagan, 2005
7
Jet
Jackson's character plays an illegal arms dealer and uses the "n-word" throughout the film, which also stars Pam Grier. Jackson said he was tired of Lee acting as if he is an elected official who can speak for all Black people. "I didn't get a ...
8
MY NEEG'-ER: Healing the ontological wound of the “NWord
The intent of this book is to bring about awareness and restore a biblical identity to a people who are the only people in the history of mankind whose identity the world has concealed!
Caliph Zaphnathpaaneah El, 2013
9
Nigger: The Strange Career of a Troublesome Word
CHAPTER ONE The Protean N-Word How should nigger be defined? Is it a part of the American cultural inheritance that warrants preservation? Why does nigger generate such powerful reactions? Is it a more hurtful racial epithet than insults ...
Randall Kennedy, 2008
10
Quentin Tarantino: Interviews
Q : Could you comment on the frequency of the "n" word in Jackie Brown? A : I've been quoted before as saying that when you're talking about the "n" word, you're talking about probably the most volatile word in the English language. I actually ...
Quentin Tarantino, Gerald Peary, 1998

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «N-WORD»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term n-word is used in the context of the following news items.
1
CNN Boss Jeff Zucker Defends Don Lemon's N-Word Stunt: He Was …
At an internal CNN town hall event Wednesday, CNN president Jeff Zucker defended primetime anchor Don Lemon's on-air use of a sign ... «TheWrap, Jul 15»
2
Couple's apartment vandalized with 'white power', N-word graffiti
The hand-written comments included 'white power,' the 'N' word, coon and other epithets. Power to their apartment was also shut off, causing ... «WZZM, Jul 15»
3
Suit: Former Rouge Chef Says He Was Called the N-Word During …
Suit: Former Rouge Chef Says He Was Called the N-Word During Employment. Rouge owner Rob Wasserman tells us he looks “forward to the ... «Philadelphia Magazine, Jul 15»
4
CNN Chief Jeff Zucker Defends Don Lemon's 'N-Word' Sign Stunt
Well, there was an internal network town hall this week in which, TheWrap reports, one employee was concerned about what Lemon did. «Mediaite, Jul 15»
5
LETTER: Time to stop the N-word in pop culture
So instead of protesting the removal of the flag, those same people should be protesting any time a rap song is released using the N-word. «Tuscaloosa News, Jul 15»
6
Niall Horan Raps N-Word In Concert? One Direction Fans Furious …
The singer started rapping Started From the Bottom on stage and was supposedly heard saying the n-word in his cover instead of censoring it. «Hollywood Life, Jul 15»
7
Kendrick Lamar Discusses "N-Word"
But I don't know if I'm there mentally to stop saying the n-word yet. I dunno, maybe one day. That's 27 years of reversing that word. I probably ... «HipHopDX, Jul 15»
8
Swastikas, N-word, spray-painted onto Palm Coast road
White Power, KKK, swastikas and the N-word were sprayed into the pavement on Lakeview Boulevard near Laramie Drive in Palm Coast. «Bay News 9, Jul 15»
9
Kendrick Lamar: I'm not ready to stop using the N-word in my music
Kendrick Lamar is among many rappers who have tried to reclaim the N-word by using it in a positive way – and the artist doesn't see why he ... «The Independent, Jul 15»
10
Bill Maher tells Major Garrett to 'scream the N-word' to get Obama's …
“MajorGarrett is a huge [expletive]. If U [sic] wanna 'strike a nerve' with POTUS, why not just scream the N-word? That shld [sic] get his attention ... «Washington Times, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. N-Word [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/n-word>. Apr 2019 ».
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