Afro

noun Af·ro \ ˈa-(ˌ)frō \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of Afro

plural Afros
: a hairstyle of tight curls in a full evenly rounded shape

Afroed

play \-(ˌ)frōd\ adjective

Illustration of afro

Origin and Etymology of afro

derivative of afro-, taken as adjective


Afro-

combining form
variants: or Afr-

Definition of Afro-

: African
  • Afro-American
: African and
  • Afro-Asiatic

Origin and Etymology of afro-

Latin Āfr-, Āfer "of Africa" + -o- — more at 2african


AFRO Defined for English Language Learners

Afro

noun

Definition of Afro for English Language Learners

  • : a hairstyle in which very curly hair is shaped into a smooth round ball


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