white-on-white

adjective

Definition of white-on-white

: involving a white person against another white person white-on-white crime

First Known Use of white-on-white

1971, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of white-on-white was in 1971

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“White-on-white.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white-on-white. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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