Definition of African English in US English:

African English

noun

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

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.

Pronunciation

African English

/ˌafrɪk(ə)n ˈɪŋɡlɪʃ/