HyperDic: african-american

English > 2 senses of the word African-American:
NOUNperson African-American, Black, Negro, Negroida person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)
ADJECTIVEallAfrican-American, Afro-Americanpertaining to or characteristic of Americans of African ancestry
English > African-American: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningpertaining to or characteristic of Americans of African ancestry.
SynonymAfro-American
BroaderblackOf or belonging to a racial group having dark skin especially of sub-Saharan African origin
Spanishafroamericano
Catalanafroamericà
NounsAfrican-Americana person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)
English > African-American: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa).
SynonymsBlack, Negro, Negroid
Narrowerpickaninny, piccaninny, picaninny(ethnic slur) offensive term for a Black child
soul brotherA fellow Black man
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishafroamericano, negra, negro
Catalanafroamericà, negre, raça negra
AdjectivesAfrican-Americanpertaining to or characteristic of Americans of African ancestry

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