noun Usually Offensive.
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Origin of Asiatic
usage note for Asiatic
OTHER WORDS FROM Asiatichalf-A·si·at·ic, adjectivenon-A·si·at·ic, adjective, nounpro-A·si·at·ic, adjectivetrans-A·si·at·ic, adjective
Words nearby Asiatic
Example sentences from the Web for Asiatic
They govern in the Asiatic way—by fraud if possible—if not, by force.Secret History of the English Occupation of Egypt|Wilfrid Scawen Blunt
Its a sad pity, too, said a young woman; for look how handsome he is with those dark Asiatic eyes!Darkness and Dawn|Frederic W. Farrar
Every available bit of African or Asiatic territory was claimed by one of the rival powers.The Story of Mankind|Hendrik Van Loon
The Pharaohs married Asiatic wives, and their courts became gradually Asiatised.Early Israel and the Surrounding Nations|Archibald Sayce
The mixed blood of these two essentially Asiatic races has produced a type closely resembling that of European nations.Travels in the Steppes of the Caspian Sea, the Crimea, the Caucasus, &c.|Xavier Hommaire de Hell