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jigaboo

[ jig-uh-boo ]
/ ˈdʒɪg əˌbu /
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noun, plural jig·a·boos.Slang: Extremely Disparaging and Offensive.
a contemptuous term used to refer to a Black person.
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Origin of jigaboo

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

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