[nee-groid] /ˈni grɔɪd/
Anthropology. (no longer in technical use) of, relating to, or characteristic of the peoples traditionally classified as the Negro race, especially those who originate in sub-Saharan Africa.
Older Use: Usually Offensive. a member of such peoples.
denoting, relating to, or belonging to a darker-compexioned supposed racial group of mankind. This group includes the indigenous peoples of Africa south of the Sahara, their descendants elsewhere, and some Melanesian peoples
a member of this racial group
1844, a hybrid, from Negro and Greek suffix -oeides “like, resembling” (see -oid). As a noun from 1859.
[nee-groh-ahyz] /ˈni groʊˌaɪz/ verb (used with object), Negroized, Negroizing. (sometimes lowercase) Rare: Often Offensive. 1. to cause to include black people or to have the qualities or characteristics of black people: efforts to Negroize the team. 2. to infuse or imbue with Negroism.
[ni-groh-nee] /nɪˈgroʊ ni/ noun, plural negronis. 1. a cocktail made from sweet vermouth, gin, and bitters.
[nee-gruh-fahyl, -fil] /ˈni grəˌfaɪl, -fɪl/ noun, (sometimes lowercase) Older Use: Often Offensive. 1. a white or other nonblack person who is especially sympathetic to or supportive of black people. /ˈniːɡrəʊfɪl/ noun 1. a person who admires Negroes and their culture 1803, from Negro + -phile.
[nee-gruh-fahyl, -fil] /ˈni grəˌfaɪl, -fɪl/ noun, (sometimes lowercase) Older Use: Often Offensive. 1. a white or other nonblack person who is especially sympathetic to or supportive of black people. 1803, from Negro + -phile.