from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The child of a mulatto and a negro; also, the child of an Indian and a negro; colloquially or humorously, a negro; a sambo.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as sambo.
  • n. See sambo.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.