whitey

noun, often capitalized
whit·​ey | \ ˈ(h)wī-tē How to pronounce whitey (audio) \

Definition of whitey

offensive
used as an insulting and contemptuous term for a white person or for white people collectively

Examples of whitey in a Sentence

The poet vented his rage against whitey.

First Known Use of whitey

1811, in the meaning defined above

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“Whitey.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whitey. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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