- a member of the class of poor whites, especially in the southern U.S.
- poor whites collectively.
Origin of white trash
Examples from the Web for white trash
Contemporary Examples of white trash
“While were shooting we read a tabloid blog post that said Vanessa looked like a white-trash paint-huffing girl,” said Bivens.The Secrets Behind the Bikinis of Harmony Korine’s New Film, ‘Spring Breakers’
Misty White Sidell
March 19, 2013
Historical Examples of white trash
It was not even a wild dream that white-trash Lincoln would be elected.The Crisis, Complete
- poor White people living in the US, esp the South
- (as modifier)white-trash culture
1831, originally Southern U.S. black slang.
The slaves themselves entertain the very highest contempt for white servants, whom they designate as 'poor white trash.' [Fanny Kemble, journal, Jan. 6, 1833]