Complete Definition of "redskin"

English

Etymology
From the reddish skin colour of American Indians.

Noun
en-noun

  1. pejorative An American Indian.

Quotations
1699 Ye first Meeting House was solid mayde to withstande ye wicked onsaults of the Red Skins.

Derived terms
Washington Redskins
The nickname of the Washington, DC team in the National Football League.

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