Black English

or black Eng·lish

[ blak-ing-glish, or, often, -lish ]

  1. any of a variety of dialects of English or English-based pidgins and creoles associated with and used by some Black people.

Origin of Black English

First recorded in 1730–35

word story For Black English

Words Nearby Black English Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Black English in a sentence