Am·​er·​asian ˈa-mə-ˈrā-zhən How to pronounce Amerasian (audio)
: a person of mixed American and Asian descent
especially : one fathered by an American and especially an American serviceman in Asia

Word History


American + Asian

First Known Use

1953, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Amerasian was in 1953

Dictionary Entries Near Amerasian

Cite this Entry

“Amerasian.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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