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Definition of "african-american" []

  • See African-American. (adjective)
  • Of or pertaining to or characteristic of Americans of African ancestry or their history or culture. (adjective)
  • An American whose ancestors were born in Africa, especially a United States citizen of African descent. (noun)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "african-american" in a sentence
  • "It will behoove republicans not to make this an issue when they clearly are out of touch with the african-american and latin american communities."
  • "As you can tell from the above examples, I have encountered my share of racist individuals so I believe this wise african-american can make a better judgement about who a racist is than you sir!!! west2910"
  • "It's that laudable approach which made it so relevant that african-american actor Duane Jones landed the part."