Great White Father

noun
variants: or less commonly Great Father

Definition of Great White Father

1 : the president of the U.S.
2 : a person in a position of authority

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First Known Use of Great White Father

1806, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Great White Father.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Great%20White%20Father. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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