Oreo

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noun Or·eo \ˈȯr-ē-(ˌ)ō, ˈär-\

Definition of Oreo

usually disparaging

  1. :  a black person who adopts the characteristic mentality and behavior of white middle-class society

Origin and Etymology of oreo

from Oreo, trademark for a chocolate cookie with a white cream filling


First Known Use: 1969


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