What does White mean?A name for the color that is light and pallid in color — common objects that bear it are fresh milk or snow.
Other definitions of White:
- Any person of light skin or of Caucasian descent. The term is generally consider inoffensive, as the group is often not stereotyped harshly and experience privileges others do not.
- When capitalized, may be referencing White identity politics or White nationalists organizations, which advocate for national identity for white people.
- A color without hue at one extreme end of the scale of grays, opposite to black. Reflects nearly all the rays of light.
- A slang term for the drug cocaine, that is white in color.
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How to use the term
Which color do you want to be in chess? White or black?
I've got a White brother-in-law who makes the best eggnog you've ever had.
The White Power Ranger definitely did not stand for White power. Tommy used to be the Green Ranger anyway, and the guy actually in the outfit was Shiro Izumi, a Japanese actor. Co-opting harmless symbols is all part of their playbook, and it's sad to see.
Let me get a few grams of white before I head to the club.
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