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Meaning of PICKANINNY

Pronunciation:  'piku`ninee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  (offensive) a Black child
 

PICKANINNY is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: picaninny, piccaninny
 
 See Also: Black, black person, blackamoor, child, fry, kid, minor, Negro, Negroid, nestling, nipper, shaver, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, youngster

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pick"a*nin`ny\, n.; pl. {Pickaninnies}. [Cf. Sp.
peque[~n]o little, young.]
A small child; especially, a negro or mulatto infant. [U.S. &
West Indies]

 

 

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