1. Afro

noun. a rounded thickly curled hairdo.


  • Afro hairdo
  • hair style
  • hairdo
  • coiffure
  • coif

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Rhymes with Afro

  • renfro
  • renfroe
  • rentfro
  • shufro

How do you pronounce afro?

Pronounce afro as ˈæfroʊ.

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Sentences with afro

1. Noun, singular or mass
Comb your hair with a wide tooth comb or afro pick.

Quotes about afro

1. Who I was was not acceptable to black L.A. youth: the way I spoke and my sense of humor. Everybody else had relaxers and pressed hair. I wore my hair in an Afro puff. Nappy. The way I dressed. It was all about name brands at the time in L.A. I had no idea. All those things, I failed miserably at.
- Issa Rae

2. Afro-American

adjective. pertaining to or characteristic of Americans of African ancestry.


  • black


  • chromatic color
  • whiten


  • Afro- (English)
  • American (English)
  • -an (English)

3. Afro-Asiatic

noun. a large family of related languages spoken both in Asia and Africa.


  • Egyptian
  • Cushitic
  • Afroasiatic language
  • Afrasian language
  • Chad
  • Semitic
  • Afrasian
  • Afroasiatic
  • tongue
  • Chadic
  • Omotic
  • Hamitic language
  • Hamitic
  • Berber
  • Hamito-Semitic
  • Chadic language

4. Afro-wig

noun. a wig that gives the appearance of an Afro hairdo.


  • postiche
  • false hair

5. Afro-American

noun. an American whose ancestors were born in Africa.


  • American
  • African American
  • African-American


  • light
  • fortunate
  • legal
  • uncolored


  • Afro- (English)
  • American (English)
  • -an (English)