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Meaning of NEGROID

Pronunciation:  'neegroyd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)
  2. [adj]  characteristic of people traditionally classified as the Negro race; "negroid features"
 

NEGROID is a 7 letter word that starts with N.

 

 Synonyms: Black, black, black person, blackamoor, Negro
 
 See Also: Black man, Black race, Black woman, colored, colored person, coon, darkey, darkie, darky, jigaboo, Negress, Negro race, Negroid race, nigger, nigra, person of color, person of colour, picaninny, piccaninny, pickaninny, spade, Tom, Uncle Tom

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Ne"groid\, a. [Negro + -oid.]
    1. Characteristic of the negro.
    
    2. Resembling the negro or negroes; of or pertaining to those
       who resemble the negro.
    
    
  2. \Ne"groid\, n. [Negro + -oid.]
    A member of any one of several East African tribes whose
    physical characters show an admixture with other races.
    
    
 

 

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