Synonyms for Afro-American

Synonyms for (noun) Afro-American

Synonyms: Black American, African American, African-American, Afro-American

Definition: an American whose ancestors were born in Africa

Similar words: American

Definition: a native or inhabitant of the United States

Synonyms for (adjective) Afro-American

Synonyms: African-American, Afro-American

Definition: pertaining to or characteristic of Americans of African ancestry

Usage: Afro-American culture; many black people preferred to be called African-American or Afro-American

Similar words: black

Definition: of or belonging to a racial group having dark skin especially of sub-Saharan African origin

Usage: a great people--a black people--...injected new meaning and dignity into the veins of civilization- Martin Luther King Jr.