half-breed

noun
\ ˈhaf-ˌbrēd How to pronounce half-breed (audio) , ˈhäf- \

Definition of half-breed

often offensive
: the offspring of parents of different races especially : the offspring of an American Indian and a white person

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half-breed adjective, often offensive

First Known Use of half-breed

1760, in the meaning defined above

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“Half-breed.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/half-breed. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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half-breed

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English Language Learners Definition of half-breed

offensive : a person who has parents of different races especially : a person who has a Native American parent and a white parent

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