Definition of black man in English:

black man

noun

  • 1A dark-skinned man, especially a man of sub-Saharan African or Australian Aboriginal origin or descent.

  • 2Regional and informal. An evil spirit; the devil.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in John Trevisa (c1342–?1402), translator. From black + man.

Pronunciation

black man

/ˈblak man/