(US black) a sarcastic ref. to any black authority-figure.
|Third Ear n.p.: h.n. n. a black person who speaks with full authority for the whites, sometimes spelled out ‘h.n.i.c.’.|
|Member of the Club 71: They are all variations on a well-known negative stereotype discussed in the black community: the ‘Head Nigger in Charge’ (HNIC).|
|Ebonics Primer at www.dolemite.com [Internet] HNIC Definition: Head Nigga’ In Charge Example: Dats da H.N.I.C.|
|Brooklyn Noir 190: The reign of the new HNIC, a reign in which authentication meant death.‘The Code’ in|
|‘Top of the World’ [lyrics] Guns in the slot when I ride out, and I’m H.N.I.C. from NYC.|