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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
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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References in classic literature ?
The host called the stable-boy, and ordered him to saddle "Whitey," then he awoke his son, a child of seven years, whom he ordered to ride before the gentleman and bring back the horse.
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That point was made plain in 1970 by the poet Gil Scott-Heron, on his record Whitey On the Moon, which criticised the US for spending millions to send men on a pointless moon adventure while the country's inner cities languished: I can't pay no doctor bills But whitey's on the moon Ten years from now I'll be payin' still While whitey's on the moon.
Though he let his friend, Whitey, talk him into making questionable decisions as a young man, like doing drugs and robbing a convenience store (for which he was incarcerated), Andrew is a thinker, a writer, and a sensitive person who has come a long way from the abusive family in which he grew up.
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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.
CRIME might pay for Johnny Depp who bids for a fourth Oscar nomination with a tourde-force portrayal of real-life mobster James "Whitey" Bulger in Scott Cooper's stylish and sporadically bloody crime thriller.