Sig vs Nig - What's the difference?

sig | nig |

As nouns the difference between sig and nig

is that sig is a special interest group; a group formed to discuss a particular topic or issue while nig is (offensive|racial slur) nigger.



Etymology 1

A shortened form of (m).


(en noun)
  • (informal) A signature, usually when used as a digital signature on emails.
  • * 1995 , Vince Emery, How to grow your business on the Internet
  • Your sig should ideally be four or five lines long, six or seven at the maximum. Since it will be repeated on hundreds of messages, a long signature wastes bandwidth and is therefore rude.
    Derived terms
    * sigblock * sigfile * siggy * sigless

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) . Compare West Frisian sege, Dutch zege, German Sieg, Danish sejr, Swedish seger.


    (en noun)
  • A victory, triumph
  • Etymology 3

    Related to .


  • (UK, dialectal) Urine.
  • nig



    (en noun)
  • (offensive, racial slur) nigger
  • * 1959 , Don Robertson, The three days
  • He always thought one step ahead of the nigs .
  • * 1961 , Robert Hale Strong, A Yankee private's Civil War
  • In a field near the house was a nigger working a poor old broken-down mule and another nigger sowing wheat. When we came up, both nigs quit work and stared at us.
  • * 1967 , Frank Hercules, I want a black doll
  • What part did she play in your marrying a nig — a black man — nig, nig — Negro?


    * English clippings ---- ==Volapük==


  • ink
  • Declension


    Derived terms