• IPA: /ˈæf.ɹɪ.kən/


  1. Of or pertaining to Africa.
  2. (dated) Synonym of negroid#English|negroid.
    The truth is that I know the guy had African skin and a shirt of some sort.
Translations Noun

African (plural Africans)

  1. A native of Africa; also one ethnologically belonging to an African race.
    • 2007, African Immigrant Religions in America ISBN 0814762409:
      Africans constitute significantly growing populations not only in major urban centers such as New York, Washington, D.C., Chicago, Los Angeles, Houston, and Atlanta but also in small and midsize cities in states such as Ohio and Maine.
    • 2019, Razib Khan, Arabia between Africa and Eurasia:
      But new research suggests another possibility: all Africans may have ancestry from “West Eurasian” populations which moved back into Africa after the “Out of Africa” event ~50,000 years ago. […]

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