poor white trash


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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.poor white trash - (slang) an offensive term for White people who are impoverished
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"
Caucasian, White, White person - a member of the Caucasoid race
have-not, poor person - a person with few or no possessions
Translations

poor white trash

n (US inf, pej) → weißer Pöbel
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JERRY SPRINGER, THE OPERA: Poor white trash meet high art in a fun musical celebration of the king of the talk show hosts (Assembly Rooms, 0131- 226 2428).
You[, Jim,] come from some big high muck-de-mucks, and we[, Arvay and Earl,] ain't nothing but piney-woods Crackers and poor white trash.
Also available: Cotton Mary (15); The Million Dollar Hotel (15); Poor White Trash (18); Hurly Burly (18).
And Lenny, 41, plans to step back into the public spotlight at a one-off gig with his group Poor White Trash And The Little Big Horns.
On the music front there's Lenny Henry's Poor White Trash and the Little Big Horns, Flux (new Scottish bands) at Jaffa Cake, and the frankly unbelievable Margarita Pracatan.
A debate has developed as to whether the term cracker is a pejorative label and a synonym for redneck or poor white trash or a label of pride for some natives of the southeastern United States.