Mr. Charlie


usually disparaging
: a white man : white people

Word History


Charlie, from Charles, proper name

First Known Use

circa 1928, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Mr. Charlie was circa 1928

Dictionary Entries Near Mr. Charlie

Cite this Entry

“Mr. Charlie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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