(slang, derogatory, offensive) A black person (used mainly by Italian-Americans).
Other Word Forms
Origin of eggplant
From the appearance of the ovoid fruit, especially of varieties bearing white-skinned fruit
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From egg + plant, originally applied only to the white-colored variety.
Eggplant Sentence Examples
Specialty pizza toppings include broccoli, spinach, eggplant and black olives.
However, for children with osteoarthritis, citrus fruits and vegetables from the nightshade family, including potatoes, tomatoes, peppers, and eggplant, should be avoided since they can promote swelling.
Opt for rich, dark hues, like navy, sapphire, eggplant and black; all of these backgrounds allow the beads a chance to really shine, and they're exceptionally flattering to plus size figures.
Many purple leather designs in this tote style contain unique design elements, like the Latico Leathers woven shopper style tote in eggplant or the rich purple iridescent leather Bulga Marquis.
On the other hand, high protein foods such as beans, meats and cheeses are generally low on the index, as are the low-starch vegetables, such as broccoli, mushrooms, eggplant and green beans.