red man


dated, often offensive : american indian
Red Man [Improved Order of Red Men] : a member of a major benevolent and fraternal order

Word History

First Known Use

1725, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of red man was in 1725

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Cite this Entry

“Red man.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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