nonwhite

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noun non·white \ˌnän-ˈhwīt, -ˈwīt\

Definition of nonwhite

  1. :  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

nonwhite

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Examples of nonwhite in a sentence

  1. The program is even less popular among nonwhites.

1864

First Known Use of nonwhite

1864


NONWHITE Defined for English Language Learners

nonwhite

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noun non·white \ˌnän-ˈhwīt, -ˈwīt\

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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