Afro-American

[ af-roh-uh-mer-i-kuhn ]
/ ˌæf roʊ əˈmɛr ɪ kən /

noun, adjective

QUIZZES

THIS PSAT VOCABULARY QUIZ IS PERFECT PRACTICE FOR THE REAL TEST

In our third teacher-created PSAT practice test there are new and unique vocabulary terms you may have never heard of! Can you guess what they mean?
Question 1 of 10
seclusion
Sometimes Af·ra·mer·i·can [af-ruh-mer-i-kuhn] /ˌæf rəˈmɛr ɪ kən/ .

Origin of Afro-American

An Americanism dating back to 1850–55; Afro- + American

usage note for Afro-American

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for Afro-American

British Dictionary definitions for Afro-American

Afro-American

noun, adjective

another word for African-American

usage for Afro-American

This word has been replaced in general use by African-American
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012