Definition of nonwhite
: a person whose features and especially whose skin color are distinctively different from those of peoples of northwestern Europe; especially : one who has black African ancestors
Examples of nonwhite in a Sentence
The program is even less popular among nonwhites.
Recent Examples of nonwhite from the Web
The city voted against him because cities are increasingly Democratic and Pittsburgh is more than a third nonwhite.
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First Known Use of nonwhite
NONWHITE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of nonwhite for English Language Learners
: a person who is not a member of the white race : a person who does not have the light-colored skin of people whose ancestors were European
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