whity

[ hwahy-tee, wahy- ]
/ ˈʰwaɪ ti, ˈwaɪ- /

adjective, whit·i·er, whit·i·est.

noun, plural whit·ies.

(sometimes initial capital letter) Slang: Disparaging and Offensive. whitey.

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Origin of whity

First recorded in 1585–95; white + -y1

Definition for whity (2 of 2)

whitey

or whit·y

[ hwahy-tee, wahy- ]
/ ˈʰwaɪ ti, ˈwaɪ- /

noun, plural whit·eys. (sometimes initial capital letter) Slang: Disparaging and Offensive.

a contemptuous term used by black people to refer to a white person or white people collectively.

Origin of whitey

First recorded in 1820–30; white + -ey2
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British Dictionary definitions for whity (1 of 2)

whity
/ (ˈwaɪtɪ) /

noun plural whities

informal a variant spelling of whitey

adjective

  1. whitish in colour
  2. (in combination)whity-brown

British Dictionary definitions for whity (2 of 2)

whitey

whity

/ (ˈwaɪtɪ) /

noun

mainly US (used contemptuously by Black people) a White man
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