Also called African American Vernacular English, African American English, Afro-American English, Black English Vernacular, Black Vernacular English.a dialect of American English characterized by pronunciations, syntactic structures, and vocabulary associated with and used by some North American black people and exhibiting a wide variety and range of forms varying in the extent to which they differ from standard English.
any of a variety of dialects of English or English-based pidgins and creoles associated with and used by black people.
English as spoken by African-Americans, by 1969.
- African american vernacular english
(def 1). Abbreviation: AAVE.
- African buffalo
- African cherry-orange
a citrus shrub or small tree, Citropsis schweinfurthi, of Africa, having a limelike but sweet fruit.
- African daisy
any of several composite plants native to Africa, especially of the genera Arctotis, Gerbera, and Lonas, having showy, daisylike flowers.