verb (used with object), Ne·gro·ized, Ne·gro·iz·ing. (sometimes lowercase) Rare: Often Offensive.
to cause to include black people or to have the qualities or characteristics of black people: efforts to Negroize the team.
to infuse or imbue with Negroism.
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Also especially British, Ne·gro·ise.
Origin of Negroize
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