[ nee-groh-ahyz ]
/ ˈni groʊˌaɪz /

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

First recorded in 1885–90; Negro + -ize

usage note for Negroize

See black. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020