[ nee-groh-iz-uh m ]
/ ˈni groʊˌɪz əm /
noun (sometimes lowercase) Older Use: Often Offensive.
the doctrine or advocacy of equal rights for black people.
a quality or manner, as a speech pattern or pronunciation, considered characteristic of black people.
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