[ nee-gruh-foh-bee-uh ]

nounOlder Use: Often Offensive.
  1. (sometimes lowercase) an aversion or hostility to, disdain for, or fear of Black people.

Origin of Negrophobia

First recorded in 1810–20; Negro + -phobia

usage note For Negrophobia

See Black1.

Other words from Negrophobia

  • Ne·gro·pho·bic, adjective, noun

Words Nearby Negrophobia Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Negrophobia in a sentence

  • Even the Negrophobia is not likely to remain eternally at its present barbarous pitch.

    The Melting-Pot | Israel Zangwill
  • Aside from his Negrophobia, the southern gentleman is an agreeable companion.

    The Secret Service. | Albert D. Richardson
  • Associated words: negrophile, negrophilist, negrophilism, Negrophobia.

    Putnam's Word Book | Louis A. Flemming
  • The 'States' presents one of the most rabid cases of Negrophobia extant.

    Shadow and Light | Mifflin Wistar Gibbs