Meaning of “half-caste” in the English Dictionary

"half-caste" in British English

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half-castenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈhɑːf.kɑːst/ us /ˈhæf.kæst/ offensive

an offensive term for a person whose parents are from different races

half-caste
adjective uk us

(Definition of “half-caste” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)