White

Primary Meanings of White

1.
n
a member of the Caucasoid race
2.
n
a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows southeastward through northern Arkansas and southern Missouri
3.
n
United States educator who in 1865 (with Ezra Cornell) founded Cornell University and served as its first president (1832-1918)
4.
n
United States jurist appointed chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1910 by President Taft; noted for his work on antitrust legislation (1845-1921)
5.
n
United States architect (1853-1906)
6.
n
United States writer noted for his humorous essays (1899-1985)
7.
n
Australian writer (1912-1990)
8.
n
United States political journalist (1915-1986)
Full Definitions of White
1

n a member of the Caucasoid race

Synonyms:
Caucasian, White person
Types:
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Aryan
(according to Nazi doctrine) a Caucasian person of Nordic descent (and not a Jew)
Circassian
a member of the Sunni Muslim people living in northwestern Caucasia
paleface
(slang) a derogatory term for a white person (supposedly used by North American Indians)
Semite
a member of a group of Semitic-speaking peoples of the Middle East and northern Africa
Cassite, Kassite
a member of an ancient people who ruled Babylonia between 1600 and 1200 BC
Elamite
a member of an ancient warlike people living in Elam east of Babylonia as early as 3000 BC
white man
a man who is White
white woman
a woman who is White
poor white trash, white trash
(slang) an offensive term for White people who are impoverished
WASP, white Anglo-Saxon Protestant
a white person of Anglo-Saxon ancestry who belongs to a Protestant denomination
Abkhas, Abkhasian, Abkhaz, Abkhazian
a member of the Circassian people who live to the east of the Black Sea
Babylonian
an inhabitant of ancient Babylon
Chaldaean, Chaldean, Chaldee
an inhabitant of ancient Chaldea
Assyrian
an inhabitant of ancient Assyria
Phoenician
a member of an ancient Semitic people who dominated trade in the first millennium B.C.
Arab, Arabian
a member of a Semitic people originally from the Arabian peninsula and surrounding territories who speaks Arabic and who inhabits much of the Middle East and northern Africa
Aramaean, Aramean
a member of one of a group of Semitic peoples inhabiting Aram and parts of Mesopotamia from the 11th to the 8th century BC
Canaanite
a member of an ancient Semitic people who occupied Canaan before it was conquered by the Israelites
good ol' boy, good old boy, good ole boy
a white male Southerner with an unpretentious convivial manner and conservative or intolerant attitudes and a strong sense of fellowship with and loyalty to other members of his peer group
squaw man
a white man married to a North American Indian woman
Type of:
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul
a human being
2

n a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows southeastward through northern Arkansas and southern Missouri

Synonyms:
White River
Example of:
river
a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)
3

n United States educator who in 1865 (with Ezra Cornell) founded Cornell University and served as its first president (1832-1918)

Synonyms:
Andrew D. White, Andrew Dickson White
Example of:
educator, pedagog, pedagogue
someone who educates young people
4

n United States jurist appointed chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1910 by President Taft; noted for his work on antitrust legislation (1845-1921)

Synonyms:
Edward D. White, Edward Douglas White Jr., Edward White
Example of:
chief justice
the judge who presides over a supreme court
5

n United States architect (1853-1906)

Synonyms:
Stanford White
Example of:
architect, designer
someone who creates plans to be used in making something (such as buildings)
6

n United States writer noted for his humorous essays (1899-1985)

Synonyms:
E. B. White, Elwyn Brooks White
Example of:
author, writer
writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
7

n Australian writer (1912-1990)

Synonyms:
Patrick Victor Martindale White, Patrick White
Example of:
author, writer
writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
8

n United States political journalist (1915-1986)

Synonyms:
T. H. White, Theodore Harold White
Example of:
journalist
a writer for newspapers and magazines

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