African-american Definition

ăfrĭ-kən-ə-mĕrĭ-kən
noun

An American having ancestors from sub-Saharan Africa; black American.

Webster's New World

(nonstandard, US) Any black person.

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Alternative spelling of African-American.

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adjective

(of a person) American and black.

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(nonstandard, US, of a person) Black.
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Of or pertaining to the culture of African-American people.
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Alternative spelling of African-American.

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Synonyms:
afro-american
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Other Word Forms of African-american

Noun

Singular:
african-american
Plural:
african-americans
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