Black English
noun Date: 1969 a nonstandard variety of English spoken by some Afro-Americans — called also Black English vernacular

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Black English — is the form of English spoken by many blacks, especially as an urban dialect of the United States. The name (apart from a chance occurrence recorded in 1734), and the recognition of Black English as a distinctive and describable form of AmE, date …   Modern English usage

  • Black English — n [U] the variety of English spoken by some black people in the US …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Black English — Black ,English noun uncount a type of English spoken by some black people, especially in the U.S …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • black English — n. [often B E ] the group of related dialects of American English spoken variously by many black people in the U.S …   English World dictionary

  • Black English — English as spoken by African Americans, by 1969 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Black English —   [ blæk ɪȖglɪʃ] das, , von vielen Afroamerikanern in den USA gesprochene Variante der englischen Sprache …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Black English — noun a nonstandard form of American English characteristically spoken by African Americans in the United States • Syn: ↑African American Vernacular English, ↑AAVE, ↑African American English, ↑Black English Vernacular, ↑Black Vernacular, ↑Black… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Black English — Das afroamerikanische Englisch (engl.: African American Vernacular English (AAVE), auch als African American English, Black English, Black Vernacular, Black English Vernacular (BEV), Black Vernacular English (BVE) und umgangssprachlich als… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Black English — /blæk ˈɪŋglɪʃ/ (say blak ingglish) noun a dialect of English which converges on regional varieties of American English, but which is especially characterised by the pronunciation, lexis, and idiom typical of many African Americans. Also, African… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Black English — 1. Also called Afro American English. a dialect of American English characterized by pronunciations, syntactic structures, and vocabulary associated with and used by some North American blacks and exhibiting a wide variety and range of forms… …   Universalium

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