Main definitions of miscegenate in English

: miscegenate1miscegenate2

miscegenate1

noun

  • A person born as a result of miscegenation; the issue of a union between people of different races or ethnic groups.

Origin

Late 19th century. From miscegen- + -ate.

Pronunciation

miscegenate

/mɪˈsɛdʒɪnət/

Main definitions of miscegenate in English

: miscegenate1miscegenate2

miscegenate2

verb

  • no object To give rise to miscegenation; (of a race) to intermarry with another race. Now frequently in extended and figurative use.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From miscegen- + -ate.

Pronunciation

miscegenate

/mɪˈsɛdʒɪneɪt/