[ af-roh-ey-zhuhn, -shuhn ]
/ ˈæf roʊˈeɪ ʒən, -ʃən /
of or relating to the nations of Africa and Asia or their peoples.
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a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
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Origin of Afro-Asian
First recorded in 1950–55
Words nearby Afro-Asian
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Example sentences from the Web for Afro-Asian
An Afro-Asian with skin like dark honey and smooth, pleasant, rather flat features.It's All Yours|Sam Merwin
British Dictionary definitions for Afro-Asian
of or relating to both Africa and Asia, esp as part of the Third World
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