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Definition of "darkey" [darkey]

  • A person with a dark skin, notably of African ancestry. But it can also be used for other people, such as in England for people of Indian/Pakistani ancestry and in the US for people of Hispanic ancestry. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "darkey" in a sentence
  • "In that settlement, it was considered a disgrace for a white child to feed at the breast of a slave woman, but it was all right if the darkey was a free woman."
  • "A waiter in a dress coat (he had never seen a live figure in a dress coat before) met him at the door, and with elaborate authority called another darkey, in"
  • "In a speech printed in the university's alumni magazine in 1916, for example, Prof. Simkins talked about whipping a "darkey" who had allegedly insulted a white woman."
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