One who is neither white nor black, but somewhere in between. Usually, however, the term is used only to refer to people from, or with ancestors from, India.
"Look! It's a tanman!"
"Hey, what's up tanman Tino."
Similarly, "Hey, it's the tan brothers, Tino and Chino."
Usage note: When used between friends, regardless of their racial statuts, it is considered a term of friendship. However, when used incisively, the term is, of course, interpreted in that way.
The screen name of a mythological being who roams the skys looking for suitable mates. Part lion and part god. Beware at all costs. Known for company of mermaid and log, graham crackers, and ze occasional company of Dr. Jellyfinger.
Ze "Tanman" iz epic. Ja.