haole

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the Hawaiian haole.

Noun[edit]

haole (plural haoles)

  1. (Hawaii) A non-Hawaiian, usually specifically a Caucasian.
    • 2009 January 18, Lois-ann Yamanaka, “This Man Is an Island”:
      And the white guy who ate Rice-A-Roni with butter was the haole who didn’t speak pidgin or eat real rice.

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Hawaiian[edit]

Noun[edit]

haole

  1. foreigner
  2. Caucasian
  3. Englishman, Englishwoman, American

Verb[edit]

haole

  1. (stative) foreign
  2. (stative) Caucasian, white
  3. (stative) English, American
    ʻōlelo haole — English language