Definition of Afro-american

1. Noun. An American whose ancestors were born in Africa.

Exact synonyms: African American, African-american, Black American
Generic synonyms: American
Derivative terms: African-american



2. Adjective. Pertaining to or characteristic of Americans of African ancestry. "Many black people preferred to be called African-American or Afro-American"
Exact synonyms: African-american
Similar to: Black
Derivative terms: African-american

Definition of Afro-american

1. Noun. A resident of the United States who is of African heritage. ¹

2. Adjective. Of African American heritage or culture ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Afro-american

Africanized bee
Africanized honey bee
Africanizes
Africanizing
Africanness
Africans
Afrihili
Afrikaans
Afrikander
Afrikaner
Afrikanerdom
Afrikaners
Afrindian
Afro
Afro-
Afro-American
Afro-Americans
Afro-Argentine
Afro-Argentines
Afro-Argentinian
Afro-Argentinians
Afro-Asian
Afro-Caribbean
Afro-Caribbeans
Afro-Cuban
Afro-Eurasia
Afro-Indian
Afro-Seminole Creole
Afro-Usonian

Literary usage of Afro-american

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1. Progress of a Race, Or, The Remarkable Advancement of the American Negro by Henry F. Kletzing, William Henry Crogman (1898)
"NOTED PERSONAGES OF THE afro-american RACE. FORERUNNERS OF LIBERTY. Frederick Douglass, the most remarkable man of Negro blood yet produced in the United ..."

2. The Voice of the Negro 1919 by Robert Thomas Kerlin (1920)
"... a worshiper of Wilson, do not stop and make faces and talk about misrepresenting our President, ask yourself the above question.'" 4. The Afro-American ..."

3. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1920)
"The deed as It now appears was to the trustees of tte Afro-American Presbyterian Church. The transfer of the property and management from Ferguson and ..."

4. The English Catalogue of Books by Sampson Low, Publishers' Circular, Sampson Low, Son and Marston (1900)
"6d Dec. 99 To London Town, Morrison (Arthur) 6s Sep. 99 Tobias (DE)—Freed, but not Free : Grievances of the Afro-American. Cr. 8vo. pp. ..."

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