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important to understand that the definition can vary in different disciplines and regions, with some considering it as outdated or inaccurate related to actual genetic or cultural differences.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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Vickers Cunningham:

    I strongly support traditional family values, if you marry a person of the opposite sex that's Caucasian, that's Christian, they will get a distribution.

  4. Stephen Miller:

    [New York] issued a decree rationing COVID medicine on the basis of race, where two people otherwise medically identical, but one was Caucasian and one was not, the Caucasian would not be able to access the medical treatment, this is unthinkable in America.

  5. Joseph Altobello:

    Their core customer is an older, Caucasian male, and they're exiting the sport.

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  • Dianne Olive Baker
    Dianne Olive Baker
    am i caucasion?
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the largest tarsal bone; forms the human heel
A jocularity
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C calcaneus
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