What does Caucasian mean?

Definitions for Caucasian
kɔˈkeɪ ʒən, -ʃən, -ˈkæʒ ən, -ˈkæʃ-; kɔˈkæs ɪk, -ˈkæz-cau·casian

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. White, White person, Caucasiannoun

    a member of the Caucasoid race

  2. Caucasian, Caucasian languageadjective

    a number of languages spoken in the Caucasus that are unrelated to languages spoken elsewhere

  3. Caucasian, Caucasicadjective

    of or relating to the geographical region of Caucasia

    "Caucasian languages"

  4. Caucasian, Caucasoidadjective

    of or relating to Caucasian people


  1. Caucasiannoun

    A native or inhabitant of the Caucasus.

  2. Caucasiannoun

    A member of the Caucasian racial classification.

  3. Caucasiannoun

    A person of European descent, a white person.

  4. Caucasiannoun

    A group of languages spoken in the Caucasus area.

  5. Caucasiannoun

    The White Russian, a cocktail consisting of coffee liqueur, vodka, and milk. Apparently originated in the 1998 film The Big Lebowski.

  6. Caucasianadjective

    Of, or relating to the Caucasus region or its people, languages and culture.

  7. Caucasianadjective

    Of a human racial classification; pertaining to people having certain phenotypical features such as straight, wavy or curly hair and very light to brown pigmented skin, and originating from Europe, parts of Northern Africa and Western, Central and South Asia.

  8. Caucasianadjective

    White, being a white person: of European descent.


  1. caucasian

    Caucasian, in broad terms, is a term used to describe individuals or groups who are from the white racial category, often characterized by light skin tones and descend primarily from parts of Europe, Western Asia, North Africa, and the Indian subcontinent. However, it's important to understand that the definition can vary in different disciplines and regions, with some considering it as outdated or inaccurate related to actual genetic or cultural differences. Also, it's always crucial to respect the personal self-identification of individuals.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Caucasianadjective

    of or pertaining to the Caucasus, a mountainous region between the Black and Caspian seas

  2. Caucasianadjective

    of or pertaining to the white races of mankind, of whom the people about Mount Caucasus were formerly taken as the type

  3. Caucasiannoun

    a native or inhabitant of the Caucasus, esp. a Circassian or Georgian

  4. Caucasiannoun

    a member of any of the white races of mankind

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Caucasian

    kaw-kā′zhi-an, adj. pertaining to Mount Caucasus or the country around it.—n. the name adopted by Blumenbach for one of his main ethnological divisions of mankind, by him made to include the two great groups, the Aryan and the Semitic; used by later anthropologists for the fair type of man as opposed to the Mongolic or yellow type.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Caucasian in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Caucasian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Caucasian in a Sentence

  1. Joe Masaji Klunder:

    Joe Masaji Klunder is a mix of a new Calfornia identity: half white, half Asian. More than just biology, Joe Klunder wants to stand for American Caucasian optimism and endeavor, coupled with Asian American sensibility and communalism.

  2. Nia Franklin:

    I grew up at a predominately Caucasian school and there was only five percent minority, and I felt out of place so much because of the color of my skin, but growing up, I found my love of arts, and through music that helped me to feel positive about Nia Franklin and about who I was.

  3. Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf:

    Numerous recent studies have called into question the accuracy and fundamental fairness of Pennsylvania's capital sentencing system, these studies suggest that inherent biases affect the makeup of death row. While data is incomplete, there are strong indications that a person is more likely to be charged with a capital offense and sentenced to death if he is poor or of a minority racial group, and particularly where the victim of the crime was Caucasian.

  4. Carolyn Baylor-Giummo:

    If he didn’t have that badge, what would happen to the person who killed my son? a lot of black men are being shot by Caucasian officers. It’s a deep problem.

  5. Matthew Kromartie:

    Imagine if a Caucasian boy was found hanging in a black neighborhood in the same way, everyone in that neighborhood would have been a suspect.

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  • Dianne Olive Baker
    Dianne Olive Baker
    am i caucasion?
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established or prearranged unalterably
A foreordained
B occlusive
C unsealed
D ravening

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