Negrohood

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Negro +‎ -hood

Noun[edit]

Negrohood (uncountable)

  1. The state or period of being a Negro.
    • 1966, Frederick John Hoffman, William Faulkner
      Joe's assumption of Negrohood is motivated by his experience in seeking and failing clearly to find his identity. But, in assuming it, he must also partake of and force himself into the violence of its effects.