blackface

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

black·face

noun \ˈblak-ˌfās\

Definition of BLACKFACE

:  makeup applied to a performer playing a black person especially in a minstrel show; also :  a performer wearing such makeup

First Known Use of BLACKFACE

1869

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