Origin of poor white
Words nearby poor white
How to use poor white in a sentence
Placed in drinking water, fluoride can serve people who otherwise have poor access to dental care.
The breakdown of the 114th Congress is 80 percent white, 80 percent male, and 92 percent Christian.
If Congress accurately reflected our nation on the basis of race, about 63 percent would be white, not 80 percent.
There were rumors of shrieks and flashes emanating from the well, and reports of a figure in white.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The FBI raided his home in 2000 with an affidavit questioning his use of $200,000 from his white supremacist fundraising.
And she would be wearing some of the jewels with the white dress—just a few, not many, of course.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
Poor Squinty ran and tried to hide under the straw, for he knew the boy was talking about him.Squinty the Comical Pig|Richard Barnum
He did believe you, more or less, and what you said fell in with his own impressions—strange impressions that they were, poor man!Confidence|Henry James
None other would dare to show herself unveiled to a stranger, and a white man at that.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
One would not have wanted her white neck a mite less full or her beautiful arms more slender.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
British Dictionary definitions for poor white
- a poverty-stricken and underprivileged White person, esp in the southern US and South Africa
- (as modifier)poor White trash