: being, typical of, or having qualities (such as blandness) associated with the white middle class

Examples of white-bread in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That was when the white-bread hip-hop duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis won the Best Rap Album trophy over clearly superior works by Kendrick Lamar, Jay Z, Drake, and Kanye West. George Varga, San Diego Union-Tribune, 31 Jan. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1977, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of white-bread was in 1977

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“White-bread.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white-bread. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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