negroism

noun, often capitalized ne·gro·ism \ˈnēgrōˌizəm\

Definition of negroism

plural

-s

  1. 1 dated :  advancement of the interests of black people :  advocacy of the cause of equal rights for black people

  2. 2 dated :  a quality, trait, word, phrase, or manner distinctive or taken to be distinctive of black people

Usage Discussion of negroism

This word was never common and is now extremely rare. It is likely to be offensive if used.

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1847

First Known Use of negroism

1847


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