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Colored person   /kˈələrd pˈərsən/   Listen
Colored person

A United States term for Blacks that is now considered offensive.  Synonym: colored.

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"Colored person" Quotes from Famous Books

... barefaced fabrication of the search her young mistress and she had had for the runaway passed unrebuked by so much as a look. It was no comfort to me to hear another person lie even more glibly than myself. Flora was an ignorant colored person, I, a baptized white child of the covenant who could read the Bible ...
— When Grandmamma Was New - The Story of a Virginia Childhood • Marion Harland

Words linked to "Colored person" :   archaism, Black person, black, archaicism, negroid, negro, blackamoor

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