Afro

noun
Af·ro | \ ˈa-(ˌ)frō \
plural Afros

Definition of Afro 

(Entry 1 of 2)

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

variants: or Afr-

Definition of Afro- (Entry 2 of 2)

: African Afro-American : African and Afro-Asiatic

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Noun

Afro

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Other words from Afro

Noun

Afroed \-(ˌ)frōd \ adjective

First Known Use of Afro

Noun

1966, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Afro

Noun

derivative of afro-, taken as adjective

Combining form

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

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Afro

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Afro

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

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