soul brother

noun
plural soul brothers

Definition of soul brother

US, informal
: a Black boy or man

Examples of soul brother in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Lotus was my Jewish soul sister; Mooney was my Black soul brother. Jesse David Fox, Vulture, 21 May 2021

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First Known Use of soul brother

1957, in the meaning defined above

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“Soul brother.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/soul%20brother. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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soul brother

noun

English Language Learners Definition of soul brother

US, informal + old-fashioned : a black man or boy

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