Main definitions of blacky in English

: blacky1blacky2

blacky1

(also blackie)

noun

informal
  • 1offensive A black person. Frequently without article, as though a proper name. Now offensive.

  • 2British
    Chiefly in form blackie: a black bird; especially (British) the blackbird, Turdus merula.

Origin

Mid 18th century. From black + -y.

Pronunciation

blacky

/ˈblaki/

Main definitions of blacky in English

: blacky1blacky2

blacky2

adjective

  • Somewhat black, blackish.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Richard Carew (1555–1620), antiquary and poet. From black + -y.

Pronunciation

blacky

/ˈblaki/