whitey

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From white (bright & colorless; a white-skinned person) + -y (forming diminutives)

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whitey (plural whiteys or whities)

  1. (African American Vernacular, pejorative, ethnic slur) A white person, a person of European descent, a Caucasian.
    1997, Dave Chappelle, "Racism Connoisseur" on HBO Comedy Half-Hour
    Touché, honky. So, whitey, what did you do today? Oppress a new land and make the people there Christians against their will?
  2. (UK, slang) The state of sickness.(Can we verify(+) this sense?)

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