- a contemptuous term used to refer to a North American Indian.
Origin of red man
Examples from the Web for red man
Historical Examples of red man
He cannot use the bow and arrow,” answered Joe; “he has not been trained like the Red-man.The Dog Crusoe and his Master
The Wahcondah sometimes veiled his countenance from a Red-man.The Prairie
J. Fenimore Cooper
The red-man cannot hide himself in any corner where the pale-faces will not find him.
Why do they run about, and dishonor the red-man by calling themselves Injins?
When the pale-face drove off the red-man there was no treaty between them.
- archaic, offensive a North American Indian