Afro-American

Afro-American
noun Date: 1853 an American of African and especially of black African descentAfro-American adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Afro-American — n. 1. an American whose ancestors were born in Africa. Syn: African American, African. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Afro-American — adj. 1. 1 of or pertaining to or characteristic of Americans of African ancestry or their history or culture. Syn: African American. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Afro-American — ☆ Afro American [af΄rō ə mer′i kən ] n., adj. AFRICAN AMERICAN …   English World dictionary

  • Afro-American — A Afro American of African ancestry; an African American.Word Origin: Afro American Origin: 1890Of all the peoples who migrated to the present day United States after European discovery, those whose ancestors came from Africa against their will… …   Wikipedia

  • Afro-American — Afro A merican noun count OLD FASHIONED an AFRICAN AMERICAN ╾ ,Afro A merican adjective …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Afro-American — 1. noun A resident of the United States who is of African heritage. 2. adjective Of African American heritage or culture See Also: Black, person of co, [[negro, Afro français, Afro Latin, Afro Russian, Afro Usonian …   Wiktionary

  • Afro-American — n. American who is of African descent, Black American adj. of or pertaining to an American who is of African descent or their culture or history …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Afro-American — adj. & n. adj. of or relating to American Blacks or their culture. n. an American Black …   Useful english dictionary

  • Afro-American — /af roh euh mer i keuhn/, n., adj. See African American. [1850 55, Amer.] Usage. See black. * * * …   Universalium

  • Afro-American — adjective &noun chiefly N. Amer. another term for African American …   English new terms dictionary

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