squaw man

noun
plural squaw men

Definition of squaw man

usually disparaging, offensive : a non-Indigenous man married to an Indigenous woman of North America and usually living as a member of her tribe

First Known Use of squaw man

1856, in the meaning defined above

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“Squaw man.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/squaw%20man. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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