nitchie

[nee-chee]

noun Chiefly Canadian Slang: Disparaging and Offensive.

a contemptuous term used to refer to a North-American Indian.

Nearby words

  1. nit,
  2. nit-lamp,
  3. nit-pick,
  4. nit-picking,
  5. nit-picky,
  6. nite,
  7. niter,
  8. niterie,
  9. nitery,
  10. niterói

Origin of nitchie

1785–95; < Ojibwa ni·či· my friend, extracted from the phrase po·žo· ni·či· “greetings, friend!”, a common salutation among men

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