Definition of white trash in English:

Share this entry

white trash

noun

[mass noun] North American informal, derogatory
Poor white people, especially those living in the southern US.
Example sentences
  • Chavs are merely a subsection of the working class, mostly drawn from poor white trash, and certainly not the majority.
  • At the time the fact that both of my parents had college degrees seemed a small differentiation from the other poor white trash on our peninsula.
  • Now I live in the city that hands more Anti-Social Behaviour Orders than anywhere else; the Evening News loves to publish a picture and they're always poor white trash.
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Related Words