Afro

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noun Af·ro \ ˈa-(ˌ)frō \

Definition of Afro

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

Afroed

play \-(ˌ)frōd\ adjective

Illustration of afro

First Known Use of afro

1966


Afro-

combining form
variants: or Afr-

Definition of Afro-

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

Origin and Etymology of afro-

Latin Afr-, Afer


AFRO Defined for English Language Learners

Afro

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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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