What is another word for negroid?

20 synonyms found


[ nˈiːɡɹɔ͡ɪd], [ nˈiːɡɹɔ‍ɪd], [ n_ˈiː_ɡ_ɹ_ɔɪ_d]

The term "Negroid" has been considered offensive and outdated for several decades. It was once used to describe people of African descent and was based on outdated and racist ideas about race. Many better and more respectful alternatives exist for referring to people of African descent. Such synonyms include "African," "African-American," "Black," and "person of color." Other more specific terms may be used as well, such as "Caribbean," "West African," or "African Diaspora." These terms recognize the diversity of people within the broader group of those of African descent and are more reflective of contemporary understandings of race and cultural identity.

Related words: african american, ethnicities, african american history, american african, black history month

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    Synonyms for Negroid:

    How to use "Negroid" in context?

    Generally speaking, a negroid is someone with ancestry from Africa. This can include people who are black or African-American, regardless of their skin color. The term is often used to refer to people who share certain physical characteristics, including a dark skin color and a head or body shape that is relatively larger than average.

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