Caucasity

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of Caucasian +‎ audacity.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɔ(ː)ˌkæs.ɪ.ti/

Noun[edit]

Caucasity (uncountable)

  1. (neologism, slang, especially African-American Vernacular, humorous or derogatory) Stereotypical, especially arrogant or entitled, whiteness (Caucasianness).
    • 2017, someone quoted by Leilani Nishime, Mixed Race Matters: What Emma Stone and Bruno Mars Can Tell Us about the Future of Asian American Media, in the Cinema Journal:
      " [] you must first get past the obvious stumbling blocks: her alabaster skin and strawberry blond hair, her emerald eyes and freckles—past the star's outwardly unassailable #Caucasity."
    • 2017 August 23, Rhonda "Ro" Moore, The South Still Rises in Hollywood, in the San Diego Citybeat, page 18:
      As a Black Southern girl, the idea that slavery needs to be re-contextualized (for white people) to be truly understood strikes me as some peak Caucasity action.
    • 2017 October 19, Sarah Laily, The agony and the anguish of sparkling water, in the Indiana Daily Student, page 12:
      The flavor of LaCroix [] ultimately represents the most melanin-deficient of our culture. The Caucasity of it all.

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