paleface

noun

pale·​face ˈpāl-ˌfās How to pronounce paleface (audio)
plural palefaces
disparaging
: a white person

Word History

First Known Use

1823, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of paleface was in 1823

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Cite this Entry

“Paleface.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paleface. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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