Definition of Sambo

1. n. A colloquial or humorous appellation for a negro; sometimes, the offspring of a black person and a mulatto; a zambo.



2. n. A negro; sometimes, the offspring of a black person and a mulatto.

Definition of Sambo

1. Noun. A derogatory name for a negro. ¹

2. Noun. (offensive obsolete) A person of 3/4 African descent and 1/4 Caucasian descent. ¹

3. Proper noun. A nickname of the given name Samuel. ¹

4. Proper noun. A nickname of the given name Samantha. ¹

5. Noun. a Russian martial art and combat sport. ¹

6. Noun. (slang Ireland) A sandwich. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sambo

1. a Latin American of mixed black and Indian ancestry [n -BOS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sambo

samarskite
samarskites
samas
samba
sambaed
sambaing
sambal
sambals
sambar
sambars
sambas
sambhar
sambhars
sambhur
sambhurs
sambo (current term)
samboo
sambos
sambubiose
sambuca
sambucas
sambucus
sambuke
sambukes
sambuq
sambuqs
sambur
samburs
same
same(p)

Literary usage of Sambo

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. First Blows of the Civil War: The Ten Years of Preliminary Conflict in the by James Shepherd Pike (1879)
"Perhaps Cuffee and sambo might retort the compliment, and thinking Mr. George Wood would do better in some other employment than ..."

2. Under the Sun: Essays Mainly Written in Hot Countries by George Augustus Sala (1887)
"Some amiable fanatics, moreover, go so far as to maintain that sambo is in all ... sambo in Algeria is held by authority to be as good as any other man. ..."

3. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1898)
"Instantly the supposed sambo rushed to the door, and placed his fore-paws ... But when CICELY departed, she made me promise to bring sambo with me when next ..."

4. First Blows of the Civil War: The Ten Years of Preliminary Conflict in the by James Shepherd Pike (1879)
"Perhaps Cuffee and sambo might retort the compliment, and thinking Mr. George Wood would do better in some other employment than ..."

5. Under the Sun: Essays Mainly Written in Hot Countries by George Augustus Sala (1887)
"Some amiable fanatics, moreover, go so far as to maintain that sambo is in all ... sambo in Algeria is held by authority to be as good as any other man. ..."

6. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1898)
"Instantly the supposed sambo rushed to the door, and placed his fore-paws ... But when CICELY departed, she made me promise to bring sambo with me when next ..."

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