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noun Slang: Disparaging and Offensive.
a member of the class of poor whites, especially in the southern U.S.
poor whites collectively.
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Origin of white trash

An Americanism dating back to 1850–55
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British Dictionary definitions for white trash

white trash

noun
derogatory
  1. poor White people living in the US, esp the South
  2. (as modifier)white-trash culture
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