Asian-american



a citizen or resident of the U.S. of Asian birth or descent.
of or relating to Asian-Americans or their culture.
Contemporary Examples

By any measure, Diane Tran is that “model minority” Asian-American teen you think you already know.
Texas Teenager Diane Tran Jailed for Working Hard Joie Chen May 30, 2012

Since 1990, the state’s Hispanic population has increased eight-fold, while the Asian-American population has quadrupled.
A Carter Could Turn Georgia Blue Patricia Murphy March 13, 2014

One third of Asian-American public high-school students drop out or fail to graduate on time.
Texas Teenager Diane Tran Jailed for Working Hard Joie Chen May 30, 2012

The uninterest in the issue also demonstrates the lack of Asian-American political power in 2014.
There Are No Asian-Americans In The Cabinet For The First Time Since 2000 Tim Mak May 31, 2014

Case in point: President Obama met with big-money Asian-American donors in Silicon Valley on Thursday.
Asian-Americans Seize Political Spotlight in 2012 Presidential Campaign Joie Chen May 24, 2012

Not surprisingly then, Asian-American dissatisfaction with affirmative action has grown over time.
Asians vs. Affirmative Action Lloyd Green March 30, 2014

Over the same time frame, however, fissures have emerged within the Asian-American community over affirmative action.
How Affirmative Action Became an Upper-Middle Class Benefit Lloyd Green April 6, 2013

Wang was unafraid to examine the malleability of identity, to play with the “Asian-American” label.
Straight to Video Rachel Syme October 26, 2008

Asian-American groups have not tended to demand representation on the basis of race.
There Are No Asian-Americans In The Cabinet For The First Time Since 2000 Tim Mak May 31, 2014

Tiger Woods and Kimora Lee Simmons are alternatively thought of as African-American or “biracial,” but rarely as “Asian-American.”
Why Obama Isn’t America’s First Black President Patricia J. Williams November 7, 2008

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