a funky, musical, soulful, sometimes "out-there" person, not necessarily, but usually of the african-american race
george clinton and his afronauts were gettin their funk on in the 70s
by tetrad field December 05, 2007
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An african who has been in space.
Even though he's technically caucasian, Mark Shuttleworth was the first afronaut in space.
by Pascal Desjardins October 30, 2010