half-breed

(redirected from Halfbreed)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

half-breed

(hăf′brēd′, häf′-) Offensive
n.
A person of mixed racial descent, especially a person of Native American and white parentage.
adj.
Of mixed racial descent.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
They are obliged to hunt in large numbers on account of the Sioux Indians who are always at war to the knife with the halfbreeds, The Sioux are the most warlike & dangerous, I believe, of any Indians & trade with the white man as little as possible.
O se suprimen con el objeto de obtener poder economico para ayudar a sus familias, como en Halfbreed de Maria Campbell.
For example, Jo-Ann Tom notes many Aboriginal readers' anger with Halfbreed because they believe that Campbell's confessions "substantiate the very stereotypes that plague aboriginal women in this country" (299).
Not until Metis activist Maria Campbell published her best-selling autobiography Halfbreed in 1973 did an Aboriginal voice reach both Aboriginal people and average Canadians.
at White Horse Plains, halfbreed hunters and their families with innumerable carts and horses were preparing for the annual summer hunt;
Halfbreed and the writing of it was a healing journey for me," said Campbell.
When his Shawney mother died, handsome halfbreed Stirling Gray left the noble tribe that raised him and crossed an ocean to become a British soldier and gentleman.
The 500 limited edition green halfbreeds have been emblazoned with the Year of the Environment (YOE) motif using environmentally friendly paint.
The Liver Birds must be having a hissy fit about being usurped and upstaged by a flock of halfbreeds, although - whisper it quietly - their own progeny is a bit dodgy.
We now have 21 head of purebred Highlands, as well as several halfbreeds.
You play as Galahad, a member of the elite order of knights who find themselves at the centre of a centuries-old battle against an ancient foe - the halfbreeds.
Youths are suspected of making off with one of the Capital of Culture halfbreeds from its spot on Longmoor Lane, in Fazakerley, at about 11pm last night.