negrophile

noun

ne·​gro·​phile
ˈnēgrōˌfīl
variants or Negrophile or less commonly negrophil
-fil
or Negrophil
plural -s
dated, usually disparaging
: someone (especially a white person) who is very sympathetic to or supportive of Black people, their culture, or their rights and interests
negrophile
"
adjective
or Negrophile
dated, usually disparaging
negrophilism
nə̇ˈgräfəˌlizəm
noun
or Negrophilism
plural -s
dated, usually disparaging
negrophilist
nə̇ˈgräfələ̇st
noun
or less commonly Negrophilist
plural -s
dated, usually disparaging

Word History

Etymology

negro + -phile

First Known Use

1803, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of negrophile was in 1803

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“Negrophile.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/negrophile. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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