[ nee-groh-ahyz ]

verb (used with object),Ne·gro·ized, Ne·gro·iz·ing.(sometimes lowercase)
  1. to cause to include Black people or to have the qualities or characteristics of Black people: efforts to Negroize the team.

  2. to infuse or imbue with Negroism.

Origin of Negroize

First recorded in 1885–90; Negro + -ize
  • Also especially British, Ne·gro·ise .

usage note For Negroize

See Black1.

Words Nearby Negroize Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024