Black Panther

noun

plural Black Panthers
: a member of a Black revolutionary organization that fought for racial equality and justice in the United States from 1966 to 1982

Examples of Black Panther in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web He’s been working on it all this time, but has also released a few projects — including an excellent EP, Run Wild, Run Free, plus guest spots on modern classics like Black Panther: The Album and SiR’s Chasing Summer. Mankaprr Conteh, Rolling Stone, 12 July 2024 The book has been endorsed by Black Panther Party chairman Bobby Seale, and was won by Maroon Visions in a competitive auction. Selome Hailu, Variety, 11 July 2024 For his part, Jordan is in preproduction on Creed IV and will reunite with Black Panther’s Ryan Coogler for a supernatural thriller. Lesley Goldberg, The Hollywood Reporter, 11 July 2024 Wright drew controversy in 2021 after a report regarding her anti-Covid vaccine views during production of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. Anthony D'alessandro, Deadline, 10 July 2024 After about 10 years of setbacks, the film, executive produced by Black Panther’s Letitia Wright, opened this week. Abigail Adams, Peoplemag, 5 July 2024 Ozark star Alfonso Herrera and Black Panther: Wakanda Forever actress Mabel Cadena also have recently dined at Xokol. Ingrid Schmidt, The Hollywood Reporter, 2 July 2024 Lupita Nyong’o and Chadwick Boseman starred together in Marvel’s Oscar-winning film, Black Panther. Sophie Hanson, StyleCaster, 1 July 2024 That same year, Howard renamed the school the Chadwick A. Boseman College of Fine Arts following the 2020 death of the Black Panther star. Melissa Girimonte, Peoplemag, 29 June 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1965, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Black Panther was in 1965

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“Black Panther.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Black%20Panther. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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