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
Words nearby white trash
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Example sentences from the Web for 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|DAILY BEAST
It was not even a wild dream that white-trash Lincoln would be elected.The Crisis, Complete|Winston Churchill
British Dictionary definitions for white trash
- poor White people living in the US, esp the South
- (as modifier)white-trash culture
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