white-bread

See also: white bread

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From white bread.

AdjectiveEdit

white-bread (comparative more white-bread, superlative most white-bread)

  1. (US, pejorative) conventional and boring

Usage notesEdit

  • White-bread is used especially of the white middle-class. Hence, white-bread is pejorative slang for a white person or about a white person, as are lily-white and paleface.
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