jigaboo

jigaboo

[jig-uh-boo]
noun, plural jigaboos. Slang: Extremely Disparaging and Offensive.
a contemptuous term used to refer to a black person.

Origin:
1905–10, Americanism; perhaps blend of jijiboo (with same sense, origin uncertain) or jig4 and bugaboo

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jigaboo
insulting name for "a black person," 1909, perhaps from jig (q.v.), which had been applied insultingly to persons since late 18c., and ending from bugaboo.
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