negrification

n.

1929, in social context, from Negro on model of pacification, etc. Johnson (1755) has the word in the literal sense "act of making black."


Nearby words

  1. negotiation,
  2. negotiator,
  3. negress,
  4. negri body,
  5. negri sembilan,
  6. negrillo,
  7. negritic,
  8. negrito,
  9. negritude,
  10. negro

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