Definition of 'African-American'
Trends of 'African-American'
In Common Usage. African-American is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'African-American'
British English: African-American NOUN
African-Americans are dark-skinned people living in the United States whose ancestors came from Africa.
African-Americans are 12 percent of the American population.
British English: African-American ADJECTIVE
African-Americans are black people living in the United States who are descended from families that originally came from Africa.
Today, African-Americans are 12 per cent of the population.
Definition of African-American from the Collins English Dictionary
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