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English definition of “half-caste”


noun [C] uk   /ˈhɑːf.kɑːst/ us    /ˈhæf.kæst/
a person whose parents are from different races. This word is considered offensive.Race and ethnicityRacial issues
adjective uk   us  
The skin, and skin colour
(Definition of half-caste from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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