Slang: Disparaging and Offensive. a Black woman considered by other Black people to be subservient to or to curry favor with white people.
- Compare Uncle Tom.
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How to use Aunt Jemima in a sentence
Mr. Greenbank is the only person who has asked me, and Aunt Jemima says no one else ever will!The Man and the Moment | Elinor Glyn
On the contrary, Aunt Jemima might impress on her that we count on her assistance to keep the pot boiling.M. or N. "Similia similibus curantur." | G.J. Whyte-Melville
"We must make friends with Aunt Jemima, James," was the bride's thoughtful comment on the arrival of this present.Kildares of Storm | Eleanor Mercein Kelly
And here everything came to a halt and all the troops were sent back to the barracks—(Aunt Jemima will do for the barracks).Kennedy Square | F. Hopkinson Smith
Dey wants a li'l' trimmin' roun' de aidges, but I reckon we kin make 'em do—Aunt Jemima sont 'em home dis mawnin'.Kennedy Square | F. Hopkinson Smith