- the offspring of an American and an Asian, especially one whose father is American.
- of mixed American and Asian descent.
- a person of mixed American and Asian parentage; used especially to refer to someone with an American father and an Asian mother
- of or relating to Amerasians
1966, noun and adjective, from American + Asian; coined in reference to children fathered by U.S. servicemen stationed in Asia during the Cold War.