What does Caucasian mean?

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

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Caucasian.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. White, White person, Caucasian(noun)

    a member of the Caucasoid race

  2. Caucasian, Caucasian language(adj)

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

  3. Caucasian, Caucasic(adj)

    of or relating to the geographical region of Caucasia

    "Caucasian languages"

  4. Caucasian, Caucasoid(adj)

    of or relating to Caucasian people

Wiktionary

  1. Caucasian(Noun)

    A native or inhabitant of the Caucasus.

  2. Caucasian(Noun)

    A member of the Caucasian racial classification.

  3. Caucasian(Noun)

    A person of European descent, a white person.

  4. Caucasian(Noun)

    A group of languages spoken in the Caucasus area.

  5. Caucasian(Noun)

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

  6. Caucasian(Adjective)

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

  7. Caucasian(Adjective)

    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. Caucasian(Adjective)

    White, being a white person: of European descent.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Caucasian(adj)

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

  2. Caucasian(adj)

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

  3. Caucasian(noun)

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

  4. Caucasian(noun)

    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.

How to pronounce Caucasian?

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How to say Caucasian in sign language?

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Numerology

  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. 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.

  2. James Hong:

    Any other movie that demanded an Asian lead most of the time was played by Caucasian actors with their eyes taped up and their little teeth, i ended up in the early career mostly playing laundrymen, or persecuted Chinamen... it was tough, very tough, to get out of the mold.

  3. Kendrick Lamar:

    Let me put it to you in its simplest form, i’ve been on this earth for 30 years, and there’s been so many things a Caucasian person said I couldn’t do.

  4. Vice President Biden:

    I believe that we were not letting an awful lot of people — high school-educated, mostly Caucasian, but also people of color — know that we understood their problems.

  5. 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.

Images & Illustrations of Caucasian

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