Definition of nugger in English:

nugger

(also nuggah, nuggar)

noun

  • A type of large, broad-beamed boat used on the upper Nile, usually to carry cargo.

Origin

Mid 19th century. Origin uncertain. Probably from Arabic nuqur, plural of naqīr or naqā'ir, plural of naqīra, both in similar senses.

Pronunciation

nugger

/ˈnʌɡə/