African American

(redirected from Brown Americans)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical.

African American

also Af·ri·can-A·mer·i·can  (ăf′rĭ-kən-ə-mĕr′ĭ-kən)
n.
A black American of African ancestry.

Af′ri·can-A·mer′i·can adj.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.African American - an American whose ancestors were born in AfricaAfrican American - an American whose ancestors were born in Africa
American - a native or inhabitant of the United States
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Translations
afroameriški
References in periodicals archive ?
Sparkling as it may sound, "50 years in Hollywood" was Carmen Guerrero-Napkin's indictment of American imperialism, a policy of sociopolitical and economic exploitation that reduced the once indomitable Filipinos to diffident little brown Americans. (ggc1898@gmail.com)
THE IDEA behind the MDT is not for the US to act as Big Brother to little brown Americans, but for the two countries to support each other if one of them were attacked.
Meanwhile, the enormously popular Broadway show "Hamilton," which is coming to define this existential theatrical era, is not only an extraordinary literary and musical feat, it also marks a historical change, with black and brown Americans respectfully, lovingly and humorously portraying the Founding Fathers.