blackfaced

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Etymology[edit]

from black +‎ faced

Adjective[edit]

blackfaced (not comparable)

  1. Having a black face.
    • 2002, Tina Matlock, Guava and Cheese, page 33:
      “Señor Ponte, bet on Bandito,” Manny yelled, lifting his blackfaced bird as it expanded and ruffled its feathers
  2. Wearing blackface theater makeup.
    • 1996, Barry Witham, Theatre in the United States - A Documentary History, page 160:
      Among the most popular forms of theatrical entertainment in the nineteenth-century American theatre were the blackfaced minstrel troupes.

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