squaw man

nounOlder Use: Disparaging and Offensive.
  1. a contemptuous term used to refer to a white or other non-Indian man married to a North American Indian woman.

Origin of squaw man

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70

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British Dictionary definitions for squaw man

squaw man

  1. offensive a White or other non-American-Indian man married to a North American Indian woman

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