- pertaining to or characteristic of the white middle class; bourgeois: a typical white-bread suburban neighborhood.
- bland; conventional.
Origin of white-bread
- any white or light-colored bread made from finely ground, usually bleached, flour.
Origin of white bread
Related Words for white-breadunremarkable, conventional, normal, simple, plain, humble, generic, common, mediocre, dull, workaday, traditional, ordinary, boring, weak, mild, bland, bloodless, feeble, constant
Examples from the Web for white-bread
Contemporary Examples of white-bread
White-bread ISIS recruits, culled from the wastelands of Web 2.0, call that tidy division into terrible question.The FBI’s Bogus ISIS Bust
November 21, 2014
Historical Examples of white-bread
To bake this bread, sift together one quart of this "whole-ground" rye flour and two quarts of white-bread flour.
Word Origin and History for white-bread
c.1300, as opposed to darker whole-grain type; its popularity among middle-class America led to the slang sense of "conventional, bourgeois" (c.1980).