nonblack

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • non-black

Etymology[edit]

non- +‎ black

Adjective[edit]

nonblack ‎(not comparable)

  1. Not black in colour.
    • 2001, Peter Achinstein, The book of evidence
      Let us return to the hypothesis that generated the paradox: All nonblack things are nonravens.
  2. Not of African descent; often specifically not African-American
    • 2009, January 18, “Robert S. Boynton”[1], Demographics and Destiny:
      [] electing an African-American in a country where African-Americans make up 13 percent of the population required a candidate who appealed to nonblack voters.

Noun[edit]

nonblack ‎(plural nonblacks)

  1. A nonblack person.