Definition of black English in English:

black English

Syllabification: black Eng·lish


Any of various nonstandard forms of English spoken by black people, especially as an urban dialect in the US.
More example sentences
  • These children come to school with a rich set of collective experiences and a particular, well-developed dialect - black English.
  • I have just been reading the thoroughly sensible things that she says about black English and standard English.
  • ‘I remember he wrote an article in The New York Times in 1979 asking ‘If black English isn't a language, tell me what it is.’

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