What is another word for quadroon?

35 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ kwɒdɹˈuːn], [ kwɒdɹˈuːn], [ k_w_ɒ_d_ɹ_ˈuː_n]

The term "quadroon" is an outdated and offensive term that was used to describe someone of one-quarter Black ancestry. Today, it is important to use language that is respectful and inclusive. Synonyms for the word "quadroon" could include words such as biracial, multiracial, mixed-race, or even simply Black or White, depending on the individual's specific ancestry and preference. It is crucial that we all strive to use language that acknowledges and respects the complex and diverse backgrounds of individuals, and steers clear of derogatory or harmful terms. By doing so, we can create a more inclusive and welcoming society.

What are the hypernyms for Quadroon?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Quadroon?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

Usage examples for Quadroon

One dark-eyed, handsome, even refined appearing girl, who kept quite by herself, was detected as being a quadroon.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou
She is a quadroon girl about eighteen years old, with an oval face and a mass of fine dark hair, neatly done up.
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Sir James M. Barrie George Middleton Althea Thurston Percy Mackaye Lady Augusta Gregor Eugene Pillot Anton Tchekov Bosworth Crocker Alfred Kreymborg Paul Greene Arthur Hopkins Paul Hervieu Jeannette Marks Oscar M. Wolff David Pinski Beulah Bornstead Herma
4. Mestis-quadroon and white.
"The Ethnology of the British Colonies and Dependencies"
Robert Gordon Latham

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