white trash


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white trash

n. Offensive Slang
Used as a disparaging term for a white person or white people of low socioeconomic status.

white trash

n
(Sociology) derogatory
a. poor White people living in the US, esp the South
b. (as modifier): white-trash culture.

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n.
usage: This term is a slur and should be avoided. It is used with disparaging intent and is perceived as insulting.
n.
1. (a contemptuous term used to refer to a member of the class of poor whites, esp. in the southern U.S.)
2. (a contemptuous term used to refer to poor whites collectively.)
Slang: Disparaging and Offensive.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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
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