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.
She teaches Gertrude never to intrude upon others, like the "paleface" who has attacked the Sioux for decades (Bonnin 1900a, 87).
The Big Green Annual costs PS24.95 plus PS4.95 p&p and can be obtained by writing to Paleface Publications, 30 Thistlebarrow Road, Bournemouth, Dorset BH7 7AL or by telephoning 01202 309489.
In recent times a paleface John Allen Chau tried the same thing on the North Sentinel Island in the Bay of Bengal.
Among those who signed the letter are musicians Roger Waters, Brian Eno, Nosizwe, Bugge Wesseltoft, Lars Klevstrand, Trond Ingebretsen, Jose MEirio Branco, Chullage, Dror Feiler, Christy Moore, Charlie McGettigan, Kimmo Pohjonen, Paleface, among others, actors Candy Bowers, Daan Hugaert, Marijke Pinoy, Chokri Ben Chikha, Tove Bornhoeft, Anne Marie Helger, Tommi Korpela, Krista Kosonen, novelists Manuela Bosco, Gerard Mordillat, Jose Luis Peixoto, Michel BE-hler, and many others more.
Among those who signed the letter are musicians Roger Waters, Brian Eno, Nosizwe, Bugge Wesseltoft, Lars Klevstrand, Trond Ingebretsen, Jos Mario Branco, Chullage, Dror Feiler, Christy Moore, Charlie McGettigan, Kimmo Pohjonen, Paleface, and actors Candy Bowers, Daan Hugaert, Marijke Pinoy, Chokri Ben Chikha, Tove Bornhoeft, Anne Marie Helger, Tommi Korpela, Krista Kosonen, and novelists Manuela Bosco, Gerard Mordillat, Jos Luis Peixoto, Michel Buhler, and many others.
The "paleface" disciple of Henry James and the "redskin" reader of Whitman and Ginsberg, as he once phrased it-the music-lover admirer of Mahler and the Jimi Hendrix fan, the tragic lover and the Dionysian devil, the concerned citizen and writer and the anarchist-this duality that he succeeded in maintaining harmoniously in each of his best books also existed in life, and I think that it was the base, not just of the writing, but, more importantly perhaps, of what made this writing possible and nourished it: that is to say his freedom.
Quoting from Olson's Muthologos, Butterick writes: "Olson referred to himself at Berkeley half-mockingly as 'that famous thing, the White Man, the ultimate paleface, the noncorruptible, the Good, the thing that runs this country, or that is this country' " (GMPCO, 752, original emphasis).
Malik's Pillowtalk and Bay's Let It Go have both been tipped for the prize, along with DJ Paleface and Kyla for their contributions to Drake's One Dance, Ed Sheeran for writing Justin Bieber's Love Yourself, and Alexander Palmer for writing Dierks Bentley's Somewhere On A Beach.
There's also Paleface, from Finland, old rapper who I worked with on a project.