incognegro means: Anyone who does not have dark skin is not going to be recognized if they dress, talk, or walk like someone with dark skin. (in Community Dictionary, added by Luciana Hubbard)

What else does incognegro mean?

  • An American citizen of African descent pretending to be Black. (in Community Dictionary, added by Alfredo Santos)
  • Non-African American who is truely african-american but cannot show it because of their exterior appearance. A non-African-american with a stereotyped african-american name. (in Community Dictionary, added by George Case)
  • Because Africans are dark, it is best to be concealed in the darkness. If they were to conceal in the darkness with dark clothes on they would not be noticed. Incognegro is basically saying that you cannot be seen. (in Community Dictionary, added by Elisa Blanco)
  • A term used to denote a condition that is similar to an African in darkness. (in Community Dictionary, added by Estrella Odonnell)
  • 1. A term that describes an African-American with racially unclear appearance. 2. A term that describes when African-Americans are made anonymous by others who cannot distinguish them. (in Community Dictionary, added by Ryann Ramsey)
  • Black person who doesn’t want to be recognised; black person trying or maintaining a low profile. (in Community Dictionary, added by Coulter)