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white-collar

  • adj., refined, smooth, suave; having the quality of sophistication and grace. Derives from the business-world expression white collar, executive level businessmen (whose shirts typically have white collars appropriate for suits).
    The way you asked her for a date was white-collar.

    Last edited on Jan 31 2003. Submitted by Rich V. from Tucson, AZ, USA on Jan 31 2003.

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white-collar crime

  • non-violent crime committed usually in business circumstances, e.g. fraud and insider trading.

    Last edited on Oct 03 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 03 2009.

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white-collar job

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white elephant

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white hat

noun

  • person who engages in computer security breaching for the purpose of finding problems to fix before another party ("black hat") can maliciously exploit them.

    Last edited on Jun 06 2013. Submitted by Morgan D. from Seattle, WA, USA on Aug 30 2003.

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white Paki

  • Any east European immigrant

    Last edited on Oct 20 2012. Submitted by thisolgit from Devon, UK on Oct 20 2012.

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white stain

noun

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whitey

noun

  • a Caucasian person. Racist.
                                                 

    Citation from "Roger Codger", American Dad! (TV), Season 1 Episode 5 (2005) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Feb 22 2013. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 06 2010.

verb - intransitive

  • to have a bad reaction to drugs or food. Could involve passing out, vomiting. Derived from the pale complexion of those who "whitey."
    Man, Jason whitied again.

    Last edited on Mar 24 2014. Submitted by Sam B. from Cors Fochno, Llangynfelyn, Ceredigion SY24 5, UK on Oct 21 2004.

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