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White

Definitions of White
  1. noun
    a member of the Caucasoid race
    synonyms: Caucasian, White person
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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. noun
    a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows southeastward through northern Arkansas and southern Missouri
    synonyms: White River
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    river
    a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)
  3. noun
    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
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    example of:
    educator, pedagog, pedagogue
    someone who educates young people
  4. noun
    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
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    chief justice
    the judge who presides over a supreme court
  5. noun
    United States architect (1853-1906)
    synonyms: Stanford White
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    architect, designer
    someone who creates plans to be used in making something (such as buildings)
  6. noun
    United States writer noted for his humorous essays (1899-1985)
    synonyms: E. B. White, Elwyn Brooks White
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    author, writer
    writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
  7. noun
    Australian writer (1912-1990)
    synonyms: Patrick Victor Martindale White, Patrick White
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    author, writer
    writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
  8. noun
    United States political journalist (1915-1986)
    synonyms: T. H. White, Theodore Harold White
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    journalist
    a writer for newspapers and magazines
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