Definition of African English in English:

African English

Pronunciation /ˌafrɪk(ə)n ˈɪŋɡlɪʃ/

noun

  • Any of several varieties of English spoken in Africa, chiefly as a second language by speakers of African languages.

    There are significant differences between regions, for example in the pronunciation of vowels in West Africa and southern Africa.

adjective

  • Of the English spoken in Africa, chiefly as a second language; written or spoken in such English.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From African + English.