African definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
of Africa, esp. sub-Saharan Africa, or its peoples, languages, or cultures
- a member of an indigenous ethnic group of Africa, esp. sub-Saharan Africa
- a person born or living in Africa
African definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Of or relating to Africa or its peoples, languages, or cultures.noun
- A native or inhabitant of Africa.
- A person of African descent.