noun, plural Ne·groes.
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Origin of Negro1
usage note for Negro
historical usage of Negro
Words nearby Negro
Definition for Negro (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for Negro
According to local lore a neighboring village called Pajaro Negro—Black Bird—supposedly was named after the planes.China’s Nicaragua Canal Could Spark a New Central America Revolution|Nina Lakhani|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You know: I am to intone that these pundits think of Obama as an “uppity Negro.”Why the Right Thinks Obama’s a Narcissist—and Why They’re Wrong|John McWhorter|September 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The village sits along a narrowing vein of the Rio Negro, a tributary of the mighty Amazon.Bye Bye Latté, Hello Guayusa: Why The Amazon Holds the Secret to a Cleaner, Healthier Caffeine|Brandon Presser|August 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It begins, “Without the tradition of American Negro music, there would be no rock music.”Stanley Booth on the Life and Hard Times of Blues Genius Furry Lewis|Stanley Booth|June 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
None of us were under the impression that Bieber was exactly a United Negro College Fund board member.Justin Bieber: Not a Racist, But Is He Really a N*****?|John McWhorter|June 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A mixed type of the present day Negro, she was slightly tall, and somewhat slender, with a figure straight and graceful.
Well, mix the Negro children daily with the whites, and they are sure to become enamored of their ways.
While the boy stood valiantly holding the bridle, an old Negro came up and pulled his sleeve.
The old Negro watched the approaching flare of the head-light as he ran on, with a grim, defiant eye.
Upon the walk he heard steps, and when he had reached the street, looked up to meet Glavis and a strange Negro just turning in.