1. (orig. US) a white person who adopts a black, spec. hip-hop/rap, lifestyle and is not merely a consumer of the records, but attempts to emulate what is otherwise an autonomous black culture.
|Death Minus Zero (1998) 22: A couple of wiggers were trying to break into a Vauxhall Astra.|
|Indep. Rev. 30 Sept. 1: The young white men [...] who want to embrace the hip hop nation: wiggaz.|
|Observer 25 July 29: A timely reminder to all other ‘white niggaz’ that maybe they know less about being black than they like to think.|
|Guardian G2 12 Jan. 3: It is argued that Ali G is not poking fun at black people at all but ‘wiggers’ – whites who want to be, or even think they are, black.|
|OnLine Dict. of Playground Sl. [Internet] whigger v. An adolescent male of Anglo descent who acts out with African American stereotypes.|
|Urban Dict. [Internet] phat-ass pants – Puffy pants worn by wiggas.|
|Generation Kill ep. 1 [TV script] Spic’s a coon and a fuckin’ wigga.‘Get Some’|
|Our House‘’ [lyrics] They call me a wigger like Renee Zell’.|
2. (US campus) an African American who identifies with whites.
|Campus Sl. Oct.|
the quasi-black patois adopted by such young men.
|Observer 22 Feb. 7: Wigger-speak.|