white trash


plural in construction
usually disparaging + offensive
: a member of an inferior or underprivileged white social group

Word History

First Known Use

1821, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of white trash was in 1821

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Cite this Entry

“White trash.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20trash. Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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