paleface


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pale·face

 (pāl′fās′)
n. Offensive Slang
Used as a disparaging term for a white person.

paleface

(ˈpeɪlˌfeɪs)
n
(Peoples) a derogatory term for a White person, said to have been used by North American Indians

pale•face

(ˈpeɪlˌfeɪs)

n. Slang.
a white person, esp. as distinguished from a North American Indian.
[1815–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.paleface - (slang) a derogatory term for a white person (supposedly used by North American Indians)
derogation, disparagement, depreciation - a communication that belittles somebody or something
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
Caucasian, White, White person - a member of the Caucasoid race
Translations

paleface

[ˈpeɪlfeɪs] Nrostropálido/a m/f (US) → blanco/a m/f

paleface

n. rostro pálido, carapálida.
References in classic literature ?
So the chill hours wear on, and the long suspense is horribly trying to the paleface who has to live through it for the first time; but to the trained hand those ghastly calls and still ghastlier silences are but an intimation of how the night is marching.
The hearts of the palefaces would not thrill to these superstitions of the red men, though we spoke of them in the centre of the haunted region.
Let my young men lead the evil spirit of the Palefaces to the council.
Titles such as Monsieur Beaucaire, My Favorite Brunette, and The Paleface, not to mention his Bing Crosby pictures like Road to Morocco and Road to Utopia, may not be all-time classics, but they can still make an audience laugh.
However, as usual, it is the pictures rather than the words that sell this eagerly-awaited book, which can be obtained from Paleface Publications, 30 Thistlebarrow Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH7 7AL, at PS26.
I laughed when a coloured woman once called me paleface and white honky.
Then there is the baseless and derogatory story that I, a blue-eyed paleface, played the "race card" against, er, a brown-faced New Labour man of Pakistani heritage and of Muslim faith (as he never paLat tired of telling us).
In 1948, they won for "Buttons and Bows," written for the movie The Paleface.
Spit: Hey paleface, I'm considerably richer than yow.
Instant dividends Perhaps the Athlone-based Paleface Sioux Syndicate should pool together for a lotto ticket this week.
with a roll of carpet over his shoulder--walked in accidentally on Bob Hope and Jane Russell shooting a scene for the 1948 comic western The Paleface, prompting a retake by the bewildered but gracious actors.
Some of her most memorable parts include the The Paleface (1948) with Bob Hope and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) with Marilyn Monroe.