Anglo

noun
An·​glo | \ ˈaŋ-(ˌ)glō How to pronounce Anglo (audio) \
plural Anglos

Definition of Anglo

 (Entry 1 of 2)

2 : a white inhabitant of the U.S. of non-Hispanic descent
An·​glo-

Definition of Anglo- (Entry 2 of 2)

1 \ ˈaŋ-​(ˌ)glō , -​glə \ : English Anglo-Norman
2 \ -​(ˌ)glō \ : English and Anglo-Japanese

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Other Words from Anglo

Noun

Anglo adjective
Black and Latino folks were also expected to blend into the white non-Hispanic Anglo culture. — Carmelo Rivera But he and his band mates, Bronx-bred New Yorkers of Dominican descent who sing in both Spanish and English, are nearly invisible in the Anglo news media. — Jody Rosen

Examples of Anglo in a Sentence

Noun a committee with a mixture of blacks, Anglos, and Hispanics

First Known Use of Anglo

Noun

1800, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Anglo

Noun

in sense 2, from American Spanish, short for Spanish angloamericano Anglo-American

Combining form

New Latin, from Late Latin Angli

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“Anglo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Anglo. Accessed 11 Apr. 2021.

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Anglo

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Anglo

 (Entry 1 of 2)

chiefly US : a white person who lives in the U.S. and is not Hispanic

English Language Learners Definition of Anglo- (Entry 2 of 2)

: English or British

Anglo-

prefix
An·​glo- | \ ˈaŋ-glō \

Kids Definition of Anglo-

1 : English
2 : English and

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