amerasian


noun

  1. the offspring of an American and an Asian, especially one whose father is American.

adjective

  1. of mixed American and Asian descent.

noun

  1. a person of mixed American and Asian parentage; used especially to refer to someone with an American father and an Asian mother

adjective

  1. 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.

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