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!
"Then you think these were made by a white person?"
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.
It said that the comment was "factually accurate" and that "Jon Snow, who is also a white person, told the public what he saw".
A SENIOR Leicestershire police officer has explained the reasons behind statistics that suggest a black person is five times more likely to be stopped and searched than a white person.
More explicitly, should we compensate a black person of today by punishing a white person of today, by taking his money, for what a white person of yesteryear did to a black person of yesteryear?
America says, listen to the expert; the person who knows about poverty is the rich person who studied it; a person who knows how to eliminate racism is a white person who's studied it.
I used to come out of school in Gateshead and would walk until I found a bus stop with a white person at it because buses didn't stop for black people.
She immediately condemned the attack and termed it an act of terrorism something that most leaders fail to do when the attacker is a white person. She promised to take immediate action to change the gun laws to prevent such tragedies in the future, and her government banned semi-automatic weapons a week later.
We have seen that an isolated act of terrorism by a 'Muslim terrorist' would be used to condemn the whole peaceful Muslim community but this has never been the case with any act carried out by a white person. Needless to say, all such attacks are carried out with a predetermined agenda and are thus equally liable to be condemned in the same fashion.
Lennox said the term "white saviour" used by Lammy was "controversial", but she has since spoken to him as she wants to "understand better" how to help people around the world as a white person.
A privileged white person writes a book about being a privileged white person.