whitey


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whit·ey

also Whit·ey (wī′tē, hwī′-)
n. pl. whit·eys also Whit·eys Offensive Slang
Used as a disparaging term for a white person or white people.

whitey

(ˈwaɪtɪ) or

whity

n
(Peoples) chiefly US (used contemptuously by Black people) a White man

whit•ey

(ˈʰwaɪ ti, ˈwaɪ-)

n., pl. -eys.
usage: This term is used with disparaging intent. It implies the oppression of blacks by white people.
n.
Slang: Disparaging. (a term used to refer to a white person or white people collectively.)
[1820–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.whitey - (slang) offensive names for a White man
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
Translations

whitey

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Unfortunately, Whitey has not changed, and when he attempts to rob the same store he and Andrew hit all those years ago, Andrew tries to stop him.
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Although he's great playing 1970s American gangster Whitey Bulger, strong performances from a great cast are undermined by an unfocused script and uninspired direction.
Mark Mallouk and Jez Butterworth's script is unbalanced, relishing scenes of Whitey terrorizing his arguably the most interesting relationship in the film: Whitey and his brother Billy.
Mark Mallouk and Jez Butterworth's script is unbalanced, relishing scenes of Whitey terrorizing his victims while shortchanging arguably the most interesting relationship in the film: Whitey and his brother Billy.
Mark Mallouk and Jez Butterworth's script is unbalanced, relishing scenes of Whitey terrorizing his victims while short changing arguably the most interesting relationship in the film: Whitey and his brother Billy.
When gangland rivals, the Angiulo Brothers, who are connected to the New England Mafia, declare war, Connolly secretly contacts Whitey to persuade the kingpin to turn informant.
and John Edgerton) Bulgers returns an FBI McGuire The of the Whitey thug (Rory hitman It's a genuinely chilling performance of brooding menace and the chameleonic actor immerses himself in the role, replete with coloured contact lenses, rapidly receding hairline and paunch.