White person


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Noun1.White person - a member of the Caucasoid raceWhite person - a member of the Caucasoid race  
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
Aryan - (according to Nazi doctrine) a Caucasian person of Nordic descent (and not a Jew)
Circassian - a member of the Sunni Muslim people living in northwestern Caucasia
paleface - (slang) a derogatory term for a white person (supposedly used by North American Indians)
Semite - a member of a group of Semitic-speaking peoples of the Middle East and northern Africa
Kassite, Cassite - a member of an ancient people who ruled Babylonia between 1600 and 1200 BC
Elamite - a member of an ancient warlike people living in Elam east of Babylonia as early as 3000 BC
white man - a man who is White
white woman - a woman who is White
poor white trash, white trash - (slang) an offensive term for White people who are impoverished
honkey, honkie, honky, whitey - (slang) offensive names for a White man
WASP, white Anglo-Saxon Protestant - a white person of Anglo-Saxon ancestry who belongs to a Protestant denomination
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There stood one, in physical proportion and stature commanding and exact--in intellect richly endowed--in natural elo- quence a prodigy--in soul manifestly "created but a little lower than the angels"--yet a slave, ay, a fugi- tive slave,--trembling for his safety, hardly daring to believe that on the American soil, a single white person could be found who would befriend him at all hazards, for the love of God and humanity
Here you are, on a lone plantation, ten miles from any other, in the swamps; not a white person here, who could testify, if you were burned alive,--if you were scalded, cut into inch-pieces, set up for the dogs to tear, or hung up and whipped to death.
HOWEVER liberal-minded you are, it is very uncomfortable to be the only white person travelling on a full bus.
In the racially charged atmosphere, the black men of this novel struggle with the changing times in LA, fully aware of and bitter about discrimination, but each still willing to see each white person as just that.
Now a mature adult, at age forty he was called a "Harvard nigger"; at forty-five he was denied a loan, because of race, by a New York bank; at sixty he was ordered to serve as a porter for a white person at an upscale hotel; at eighty he was told to hang up a white guest's coat at a Washington club.
They say they don't care what a white person calls them since words can't harm them.
There was always a white person that came to our community as a minister, as a deacon.
There, when a white person got on, not only was she supposed to move back to the colored-only area, but everyone on her row, four people, had to move, because no one could sit parallel to a white person either.
You couldn't maintain a five-minute conversation with a white person, much less a friendship, without feeling that they would just never get it.
White settlers and juries had been conditions to believe, through popular culture, word of mouth, and sensationalized newspaper headlines, that Apaches were the most dangerous and bloodthirsty of Native Americans; and so any Apache accused of killing a white person was likely to be treated as a blood enemy to be destroyed in the all-white courts, rather than innocent until proven guilty.
Blacks must give up their seats in that section if a white person is without one.
To me, this is like asking a black or Asian person if he/she would take a pill to turn into a white person.