noun Older Use: Usually Offensive.
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usage note for Negress
Words nearby Negress
Example sentences from the Web for Negress
“NEGRESS PILOTS AIRPLANE,” a New York Times headline proclaimed in amazement.Red Tails Overlooks the Story of America’s First Black Pilots|Marc Wortman|January 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It comes to me now that I did not see a young negress in the whole town, but this was explained on our return to the ship.Gardens of the Caribbees, v. 1/2|Ida May Hill Starr
On hearing this story, the wicked and envious negress conceived an abominable idea.
When the negress's turn came she approached without suspicion, and did not recognize the fairy.
The fairy raised the negress, who kissed her hands, weeping; then they all sat down to the table.
What, Lucy, do you think because Myra was born in Hayti that she is a little negress with crinkley wool?A Roving Commission|G. A. Henty