[ bee-ahy-pee-oh-see, bahy-pok ]
/ ˈbiˈaɪˈpiˈoʊˈsi, ˈbaɪˌpɒk /
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abbreviation, noun, plural BIPOC, BIPOCs
Black, Indigenous, and People of Color: (used as a unifying identity label for people of color that also emphasizes the unique racial experiences of Black people and Indigenous people).
Black and Indigenous People of Color: (used as a more specific identity label than people of color, intended to emphasize the unique racial experiences of Black people and Indigenous people as contrasted with other nonwhite groups).
relating to or designating these groups of people: BIPOC faculty mentors.
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Let’s start with some etymology: What are the origins of the typographical word “bracket”?
First appeared around 1750, and is related to the French word “braguette” for the name of codpiece armor.
First appeared in 1610, based on the French word “baguette” for the long loaf of bread.
First appeared in 1555, and is related to the French word “raquette” for a netted bat.TAKE THE QUIZ TO FIND OUT
Origin of BIPOC
First recorded in 2010–15
Words nearby BIPOC
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021