Definition of Person of color

1. Noun. (formal) any non-European non-white person.

Exact synonyms: Person Of Colour
Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Language type: Formality
Group relationships: Color, Colour, People Of Color, People Of Colour
Specialized synonyms: Black, Black Person, Blackamoor, Negro, Negroid, Asian, Asiatic, Amerindian, Native American, Wog



Definition of Person of color

1. Noun. (US politically correct) A non-white person. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Person Of Color

persistently
persistently growing tooth
persister
persisters
persisting
persistingly
persistive
persists
persnicketiness
persnickety
person
person-to-person
person-years
person agreement
person hour
person of color (current term)
person of colour
person of ordinary skill in the art
person of size
person to person epidemic
persona
persona grata
persona non grata
personability
personable
personableness
personably
personae
personae non gratae
personage

Literary usage of Person of color

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1. The Political History of the United States of America During the Period of by Edward McPherson (1875)
"10 provides that a person of color who is m the employment of a master engaged in husbandry shall not have the right to fell any corn, rice, peris, wheat, ..."

2. The Political History of the United States of America During the Period of by Edward McPherson (1880)
"10 provides that a person of color who is ¡a the employment of a master engaged in husbandry shall not have the right to sell any corn, rice, peas, wheat, ..."

3. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1910)
"every such negro, mulatto, or person of color, to the marshal of the district into ... or person of color, who shall have been, as hereinbefore provided, ..."

4. A Law Dictionary: Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States by John Bouvier (1856)
"And no person of color shall be subject to direct taxation unless he shall bo seised and possessed of such real estate as aforesaid. Sect. 6. ..."

5. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1918)
"... prohibiting the occupation of it for the sole reason that the purchaser Is a person of color intending to occupy the premises as a place of residence? ..."

6. The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States by Horace Greeley (1864)
"That it shall not be lawful for any free negro, or person of color, to come into this State-, on board any vessel, as a cook, steward, or mariner, ..."

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