Green’s Dictionary of Slang

chocolate adj.

1. (also chock) used derog. in ref. to a black person, unless used by a black person.

Anti-Slavery Bugle (New-Lisobon, OH) 5 June 1/3: A few more years of ‘philanthropy’ will render him an excellent ‘colored’ gentleman, and Ohio will exalt in a chocolate-hued Representative.
[Aus]Bulletin (Sydney) 5 Oct. 14/1: Ginger’s dorter / Fiery tart, / Reg’lar snorter, / Broke me heart. // Spliced – instructions – / Lack-a-day! / Naggin’ – ructions – / Got away. / Steer me wide o’ / Such a shroo; / Good off-sider / Old black Loo. / [...] / Kiddies rather / Choco-late, / Call me father, / ’T any rate.
Salt Lake Tribune(UT) 3 Dec. 31/3: There will be no more dark meat in the ring for there is nobody of the chocolate persuason in saght.
[US]Loos & Mahoney [song title] My Sugar-Coated Chocolate Boy.
[US]Broadway Brevities Aug. 22/2: The Earl Carroll Funeral Theatre [...] opened the wings for ‘Strut Miss Lizzie’ a chocolate adumbration imported from the Times Square.
Jim Jam Jems Feb. n.p.: Harlem’s chocolate hordes are wiping off their chins for a night amid the effervescences of the Black Belt.
[US]Lil Hardin Armstrong ‘Brown Gal’ [lyrics] Hmmm, brown gal, / Chocolate gal.
[US]L. Hughes Tambourines to Glory I vi: Chocolate daddy with coconut eyes!
[US]I. Freeman Out of the Burning (1961) 142: You boys know where we can get some nice chocolate tootsie rolls?
[US]R. Abrahams Deep Down In The Jungle 160: So I was walking down Rampail Street, / When two chock whores I chanced to meet.
[US]G. Scott-Heron Vulture (1996) 24: Her nicely built chocolate frame rubbed a part of me that I like to have rubbed.
[US]T.R. Houser Central Sl. 15: chocolate stick A black man’s penis. ‘I tricked with a dude, had a nice chocolate stick.’.
[SA]P. Slabolepszy ‘Boo to the Moon’ in Mooi Street (1994) 134: We racist pigs. We practise chocolate fucken genocide.
[US]N. George ‘Cool vs. Chilly’ in Buppies, B-Boys, Baps and Bohos (1994) 71: Chocolate love men like Big Daddy Kane and Wesley Snipes.
CNN-TV 17 Jan. [TV] Mayor Ray Nagin on Monday called for the rebuilding of a ‘chocolate New Orleans’ that maintains the city’s black majority, saying, ‘You can’t have New Orleans no other way. [...] I don’t care what people are saying Uptown or wherever they are. This city will be chocolate at the end of the day.’.
Harlem Spartans ‘Grip & Ride’ [lyrics] Chocolate darling passes says she like the way that I’m boppin’.

2. pertaining to the anus, to defecation and, by ext. to homosexuality; in combs. below.

Pertaining to race

In compounds

chocolate baby (n.) [baby n. (7)]

(US) a derog. term for a black person.

[US]N.Y. Eve. Journal 27 Feb. in Fleming Unforgettable Season (1981) 23: The pushball was of infinite interest to the spectators, especially the ‘chocolate babies’ delegation, the darkies rolling over and over [...] in paroxysms of laughter.
[US]G. Henderson Keys to Crookdom 402: Dinge. Negro, smoke, coon, chocolate baby.
[US]Howsley Argot: Dict. of Und. Sl. 13: chocolate baby – a colored girl, preferably negro.
[US]Monteleone Criminal Sl. (rev. edn) 50: chocolate baby A negro girl.
chocolate bar (n.) (also chocolate chip, ...malt, ...smartie)

(US) a derog. term for a black person.

[UK](con. 1930s–50s) D. Wells Night People 117: Chocolate malt. A colored girl.
[UK]A. Bleasdale Scully 179: What do they call a nigger at University? [...] A Chocolate Smartie. Get it?
[US]I.L. Allen Lang. of Ethnic Conflict 46: Color Allusions, Other than ‘Black’ and ‘Negro’: chocolate [...] Other variants are recent and probably ephemeral college slang [...]: chocolate-bar, chocolate-chip, etc., and fudgy, hershey-bar, tootsie-roll, etc.
[US]Bentley & Corbett Prison Sl. 55: Chocolate Bar A black person.
chocolate bunny (n.) [SE bunny + inference of bunny n.1 (3a)]

1. (US) a derog. term for a black person.

[US]D. Lebofsky Lex. of Phila. Metropolitan Area n.p.: Jungle bunny, chocolate bunny, burrhead, hardhead, hammerhead, rughead, nightfighter, spearchucker, hatchethead, rooster.
[US]B. Rodgers Queens’ Vernacular.
[US]W. Terry Bloods (1985) 5: We had a Southerner from Arkansas that liked to call you chocolate bunny and Brillo head. That kind of shit.

2. an attractive black female.

[US]‘Dutch’ ? (Pronounced Que) [ebook] ‘Drama, where you goin’?’ the chocolate bunny on the bed whined. Her dark, naked skin tone glistened.
chocolate city (n.) [-city sfx/SE city]

1. (US) a black ghetto, any concentration of blacks [coined by George Clinton, founder of the funk band Parliament-Funkadelic].

[US]Parliament ‘Chocolate City’ [lyrics] There are a lot of chocolate cities around / We got Newark, we got Gary / Somebody told me we got L.A. / And we’re workin’ on Atlanta.
[US]G. Tate ‘The GOP Throws a Mammy-Jammy’ in Flyboy in the Buttermilk (1992) 103: A young James Brown (ripping up the stage with more manic energy than a chocolate city on gooberdust).
[US]R. Shell Iced 135: [Rap] was slowly catching on across the chocolate cities of the nation.
[US]‘Touré’ Portable Promised Land (ms.) 155: We Words (My Favorite Things) [...] New Jack City. Chocolate City. Soul City.
NPR 17 Apr. [Internet] [of Oakland, CA] The Chocolate City notion — gone, gone, gone [...] There are multiple cultures: chocolate, Vietnamese, you can’t even say Hispanic anymore, it’s Mexican and Salvadoran, Nicaraguan.

2. (US black) Washington D.C.

[US]G. Tate ‘King Sunny Adé’ in Flyboy in the Buttermilk (1992) 58: We don’t call D.C. Chocolate City for nothing.
[US](con. 1970s) G. Pelecanos King Suckerman (1998) 11: ‘Washington, D.C.’ ‘Chocolate City?’ said Clagget.
[US]Simon & Burns ‘All Prologue’ Wire ser. 2 ep. 6 [TV script] How that DC? [...] Chocolate City. I ain’t been there for a while.
[US]S. Ferranti Street Legends n.p.: Wayune ‘Silk’ Perry was the most dangerous gangster ever to walk the streets of Washington, D.C. [...] In Chocolate City it was by any means necessary and Silk took this attitude to new extremes.
chocolate deluxe (n.) [a popular brand of ice-cream]

(US black teen) an attractive, sexy, dark-complexioned black woman.

[US]‘Touré’ Portable Promised Land (ms.) 151: We Words (My Favorite Things) [...] Redbone. Hi-Yella. French vanilla. Butter pecan. Chocolate deluxe. Caramel sundae.
chocolate drop (n.)

a derog. term for a black person.

[US]E.H. Babbitt ‘College Words and Phrases’ in DN II:i 27: chocolate-drop, n. A young negress.
[US]M.E. Smith Adventures of a Boomer Op. 41: ‘Say, look here old Chocolate Drop,’ says Red, ‘why all this glee stuff.’ ‘Nothin’ sah. Skue me sah.’.
[US]J.W. Johnson Black Manhattan 107: Many of the most popular of the Williams and Walker songs; among them [...] ‘Bon Bon Buddy, the Chocolate Drop’.
[US]C. Odets Golden Boy I i: Do you think your Mr. Kaplan can go ten rounds with the Baltimore Chocolate Drop.
[US]Monteleone Criminal Sl. (rev. edn).
[UK]W. Eyster Far from the Customary Skies 61: I figure the last night ashore oughta be something worth remembering [...] A real blowout, not a mugging party with a chocolate drop.
[US]Wentworth & Flexner DAS.
chocolate lover (n.)

(US) one who prefers black sexual partners, whether hetero- or homosexual.

[US]B. Rodgers Queens’ Vernacular 63: dinge queen [white] white homosexual who prefers black men sexually [...] Syn: Beulah-lover (black gay sl); chocolate lover.
chocolate queen (n.)

(S.Afr. gay) a white homosexual who prefers black sexual partners.

[SA]K. Cage Gayle.
chocolate sandwich (n.)

three-way sex performed by one black man and two white women.

[UK]Roger’s Profanisaurus 3 in Viz 98 Oct. 7: chocolate sandwich n. A sexual act performed in the presence of Arthur Lowe, involving a black man and two white lady strippers.
chocolate thunder (n.)

(US black) any black basketball player.

[US]C. Major Juba to Jive 94: Chocolate thunder [1980s–1990s] n. any black basketball player. Obvious color association. May or may not be originally associated with ‘chocolate soldier’ (children’s candy).

In phrases

chocolate to the bone (adj.)

(US black) very dark-skinned.

[US]Odum & Johnson Negro and His Songs (1964) 160: If I git drunk who’s goin’ ter carry me home? / Brown-skin woman, she chocolate to de bone.
[US]N. Van Patten ‘Vocab. of the Amer. Negro’ in AS VII:1 27: chocolate-to-the-bone. W. n. A very black Negro.
[US]Hughes & Bontemps Book of Negro Folklore 383: The gal I love is choklit to de bone.

Pertaining to the anus and/or excrement

In compounds

chocolate cake (n.)

(US) homosexual anal intercourse.

[US]J. Stahl Plainclothes Naked (2002) 105: Little Mac [...] A straight fruitbat. Lure some shlub who wanted chocolate cake into a dark corner, then turn round, clock him and cop his wallet.
chocolate canyon (n.) [canyon n. (2)]

the anus; thus ride the chocolate canyon, to have anal intercourse (usu. in homosexual context).

[Aus]G. Seal Lingo 115: Related usages are to ride the tan track; dirt-track rider; ride the chocolate canyon, and to drill for vegemite.
chocolate cha-cha (n.)

(Aus./US) anal intercourse; thus dance the chocolate cha-cha.

[Aus]B. Humphries Traveller’s Tool 21: It’s a walk-up start he dances the chocolate cha-cha.
[US]Alt. Eng. Dict. [Internet] chocolate cha cha Have anal intercourse.
I-94Bar 3:11 [Internet] These three Melbournites [...] would have it that life’s a dance and the name of that dance is the Chocolate Cha-Cha (if ya get my drift).
chocolate chimney-sweep (n.)

one who performs anal intercourse.

[UK]Roger’s Profanisaurus in Viz 87 Dec. n.p.: chocolate chimney sweep euph. He who applies his purple headed womb broom (qv) to dirtier duties.
chocolate highway (n.) (also chocolate freeway, ...speedway, …whizzway)

(US) the rectum or anus; thus cruise the chocolate highway, ride the chocolate freeway, to have anal intercourse.

[UK]J. Morton Lowspeak 38: Chocolate freeway – the anus.
[US]R.O. Scott Gay Sl. Dict. [Internet] chocolate speedway.
Urban Dict. [Internet] chocolate freeway The bowel. Specifically with reference to sodomy. A homosexual enjoys a ride down the ‘chocolate freeway’.
[UK]Roger’s Profanisaurus in Viz 87 Dec. n.p.: chocolate speedway also chocolate whizzway n. Bumhole; poop chute. [Ibid.] n.p.: chocolate speedway rider n. Botter (qv).
OnLine Dict. of Playground Sl. [Internet] chocolate speedway n. anal intercourse usu. between two males.
Brains Trust III:53 [Internet] I’ve shagged loads of birds, I even did Una Stubbs up the chocolate whizzway, when we was filming Summer Holiday, that’s why she won’t go on buses anymore.
chocolate puncher (n.)

(Aus.) a male homosexual.

[Aus]B. Humphries Barry McKenzie [comic strip] in Complete Barry McKenzie (1988) 122: If mum’s ratbag enough to marry a chocolate-puncher, I’ll need a skinful to get em to the church.
[Aus]G. Seal Lingo 115: This hardly exhausts the terms used to describe homosexuals in Lingo, all of which are unrelievedly pejorative and include, but are not restricted to: [...] doughnut-puncher; freckle-puncher; chocolate-puncher [...] and fag.
chocolate runway (n.)

the anus.

Uncle Super Schlong on Urban Dict. [Internet] chocolate runway where david likes victoria to shove her fist.

General uses

In compounds

chocolate chips (n.) [a variety of LSD packaged in brown capsules/pills]

(drugs) LSD.

[US]L. Young et al. Recreational Drugs.
[US] AS LVII:4 289: When LSD is mixed with other drugs [...] [s]uch mixtures are today called [...] chocolate chip.
[US]ONDCP Street Terms 6: Chocolate chips — LSD.
chocolate rock (n.) [rock n. (4d)] (drugs)

1. a dark substance that is produced in the pipe during the smoking of crack cocaine.

[US]T. Williams Crackhouse 147: chocolate rock – mixture of white freebase and the dark residue scraped from the pipe.

2. crack cocaine and heroin smoked at the same time.

[US]ONDCP Street Terms 6: Chocolate rock — Crack smoked together with heroin.
chocolate (stuff) (n.) [stuff n. (5)] (drugs)

1. opium.

[US]H. Braddy ‘Narcotic Argot Along the Mexican Border’ in AS XXX:2 87: chocolate, n. Opium (from its brown color).
[US]ONDCP Street Terms 6: Chocolate — Marijuana; opium; amphetamine.

2. heroin, usu. that manufactured in Mexico.

[US]Bentley & Corbett Prison Sl. 69: Chocolate Stuff also Chocolate Mexican heroin. [...] prevalent in prison.

3. hashish.

[US]Dennis & Barry Marijuana Catalogue.
[US]UGK ‘Swisha And Dosha’ [lyrics] Smokin on this chocolate, my neck be sittin so sparkling.