2. a now often-derogatory word for a person of black African descent.
2. D'Antuan Robinson: Yo, Tawneshia. You know how dems white folks always use' to call us Negros?
Tawneshia Jacobs: Yeah, I know what you sayin'. What about it?
DR: Well, 'Negro' was actually a Spanish word oridge'ly, you know what I be sayin'?
TJ: Hells no, nigga, you serious?!
DR: Yeah g'rl, I swear. I'm not pulling yo' chains o' anything like dat.
TJ: Hmm! Learn somethin' new everyday, huh.
Parent: "Well isn't that swell"
2. Secretary: "Who shall I send into your office?"
Employer: "Will you send the negro in please?"
Black Man: "What did you call me?!"
Employer: "A negro. That was to differentiate between you and the white gentleman beside you."
Black Man: "Oh ok."
Negress (1786) is from Fr. négresse, fem. of nègre "negro." Negroid is attested from 1859, a hybrid, with Gk. suffix -oeides "like, resembling."