[ hwahyt suh-prem-uh-see, wahyt ]
/ ˈhwaɪt səˈprɛm ə si, ˈwaɪt /
the belief, theory, or doctrine that white people are inherently superior to people from all other racial and ethnic groups, especially Black people, and are therefore rightfully the dominant group in any society.
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Origin of white supremacy
An Americanism dating back to 1865–70
usage note for white supremacy
See white nationalism.
OTHER WORDS FROM white supremacywhite su·prem·a·cist, noun
Words nearby white supremacy
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British Dictionary definitions for white supremacy
the theory or belief that White people are innately superior to people of other races
Derived forms of White supremacyWhite supremacist, noun, adjective
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