Some words deviate from their common meanings when used in the Black lingo context. Here are some of the most commonly used words.
Common Meaning: Related or pertaining to ashes
Meaning in Black Lingo: Extreme dry skin that looks like it has been covered with ashes. You will get joked if you have this skin type and are outside without lotion.
Common Meaning: A phrase that means before anyone else. In Danish, it refers to poop.
Meaning in Black Lingo: Short for “babe,” a term of endearment.
Common Meaning: A person who manages a group of employees in an organization.
Meaning in Black Lingo: A person who shows and is proud of self-management.
Common Meaning: A barn animal.
Meaning in Black Lingo: A large butt
Common Meaning: A slang term referring to a marijuana joint.
Meaning in Black Lingo: A wrapping method to maintain a straight hair style.
Common Meaning: To slowly disappear.
Meaning in Black Lingo: A popular men haircut style; an action to knock out someone
Common Meaning: A sweatshirt with hood often used as on outerwear.
Common Meaning in Black Lingo: Something that can kill you (e.g. protest against racism)
Common Meaning: The center and heart of the American motion picture industry.
Meaning in Black Lingo: The center and heart of the white American motion picture industry, which often engages the services of the same colored actors in stereotype roles.
Common Meaning: An area for cooking meals
Meaning in Black Lingo: The neck’s nape often with a lot of baby hair.
Common Meaning: Having fair complexion.
Meaning in Black Lingo: Considered as more attractive, irresistible and socially accepted to the point that people consider skin bleaching.
Common Meaning: Color after orange at the spectrum opposite to violet.
Meaning in Black Lingo: A flavored drink usually a fruit punch or strawberry
Common Meaning: A substance derived from sugarcane often used as a sweetener.
Meaning in Black Lingo Refers to diabetes over affects close to 19% of black people above 20 years old.
Common Meaning: A southern US state.
Meaning in Black Lingo: Plural of “text” (SMS)
Common Meaning: A hoodlum or ruffian
Meaning in Black Lingo: A person with several tattoos;
Common Meaning: A popular American south dance step.
Meaning in Black Lingo: Refers to something white people tried to “discover” (Columbising)