noun, often capitalized
ne·​gro·​phile | \ ˈnēgrōˌfīl \
variants: or less commonly negrophil \ -​fil \
plural -s

Definition of negrophile

: one who is especially friendly to black people and their interests

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Other Words from negrophile

negrophile \ " \ adjective, often capitalized dated
negrophilism \ nə̇ˈgräfəˌlizəm \ noun, plural -s often capitalized dated
negrophilist \ nə̇ˈgräfələ̇st \ noun, plural -s often capitalized dated

First Known Use of negrophile

1803, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for negrophile

negro + -phile

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“Negrophile.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Apr. 2021.

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