White trash has nothing to do with money, and nothing to do really with how someone looks. You can be homeless or poor without being white trash, conversely you can live in a mansion and be white trash. See Paris Hilton or Britney Spears. Also white trash love to be in tribute bands for when it comes to art they are at best imitators. See Bon Jovi look alikes. White trash has nothing to do with blood line. You can have white trash parents and not be white trash yourself. You can be a Vanderbilt and have a white trash child. White trash is a mind set and a condition of the heart. The term denotes Anglo-Saxon ancestry but can really apply to anyone who thinks this way.
A white trash person revels in being stupid, is proud of it in fact. A white trash person is never ever wrong and never ever to blame. A white trash person is always the victim and never the perpetrator. A truly white trash person does not even know they are white trash. If you think you are white trash, you are probably not, for that means you have lowliness of mind, a white trash person actually has an monomaniacal Ego. They often will try to imitate others that they feel are intellectual or artistic and emulate what they think are socially desirable traits, however their work will have little soul or substance. Example: I have this friend Avery, she thinks she is an artist because she has the money to afford huge canvases but most of her work is ripped off of or copies of other people's style such as Picasso. When she's not pretending to be an artist she is hanging out at bars, which cater to the white trash mystique; dartboards and bad cover bands and peroxide hair.
It's not that a person with a bad dye job or who is stuck in the 80's is white trash; it’s just coincidental that people that enjoy those things have a mindset that is completely atavistic.
There are exceptions to every rule. Even in Gone With the Wind, Margaret Mitchell referred to some poor whites as the {Gentile Poor} meaning that although these individuals were in reduced circumstances that they were individuals of class, taste, and character and the "gentile poor", were always referred to separately in the book from "white trash". Ironically those who judge others for being white trash just because they are poor, are actually white trash themselves. White trash tends to worship and slave after their mammon God Money the most. That is why they have no problem with corrupt business practices with a company like Wal-Mart.
Being judgmental is a white trash trait, as well as being selfish and verbally abusive to others. They love to make others cry and see them hurt. A white trash person is more likely to turn their backs on their friends, stab them in the back, after using what they could get out them. They tend to be social parasites and try to ingratiate themselves into social circles completely for their own personal gain without ever planning to give back. White trash individuals especially the females, tend to be manipulators and very controlling of the men in their lives. They do have a tendency to be in bad physical shape or have poor dental health; although those things do not automatically make a person white trash. Some of the best saints in the world were the most ugly people in the world.
Ironically some white trash are quite attractive and wealthy such as Paris Hilton. A White trash person has no desire for self-improvement like learning a foreign language or reading a good book, or if they do it is only for show, such as having impressive titles on the shelf, or knowing only a few French phrases and claiming to be fluent. See my friend Avery.
She acts as if she were the goddess of art and culture, but people that truly know her inner workings see her for the bottom feeding white trash she truly is.
by Sandra Monday August 06, 2007
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anyone who goes by the name Paris Hilton, wants to be Paris Hilton, knows Paris Hilton, or has spent one night in Paris Hilton.
"Paris Hilton proves you don't have to be poor to be white trash".


amen.
by your mom October 10, 2004
Slang term for white people that usually live in a trailer park. With low incomes that spend their tax returns on things like big screen TV's instead of clothes for their kids. These people tend to be mouthy and fight frequently. Generally these people are uneducated and have little concern for personal hygiene. To see these people at their best watch Jerry Springer.
What happened on Jerry Springer today? Oh, the usual. Some White trash ho beat down her white trash boo because he was getting freaky wid the white trash neighbor who is married to her father.
by itsjussme February 28, 2004
refers to a Caucasian American lacking sophistication and money
*in the past described white folks who couldn't afford slaves and were not part of high society, some even worse off than many slaves
*has been used to label both people with racist attitudes and people who consort with minorities
*white trash as opposed to "regular" trash, or minorities, which is why the phrase is all-around offensive and shouldn't be used by anyone
As he passed sporting a mullet and Confederate flag T-shirt, the words "white trash" came to mind.
by JazWaz April 14, 2006
A term used broadly and often inaccurately to define a person or group of persons whom embody the concepts of ignorance, racism, violence, alcoholism, and anglo-saxon ancestry. It is often used as a label on the poor caucasian working class. Many people are labelled "white trash" because of the clothes they wear and their appearance, regardless of wealth and standing. Many that use this term do not understand the lifestyles of those whom they deride and oftentimes neglect to see that many people in the poor white working class are actually very intelligent tolerant people who tend to like professional wrestling, cheap beer and NASCAR. Many others were born with mental or physical disabilities and are forced into the stereotypical "white trash" lifestyle by the opressive society of the united states which tends to ignore its lowest classes. If correctly applied, the term refers to people such as the military personnel who had a wonderful time playing fraternity pranks on the prisoners of Abu Ghraib prison, the corporate scum who build their big box department stores right across the road from mom and pop stores which are then forced out of business for the greater good of a couple of obscenely rich assholes at the top, idiots who write "dotheads are dirty" on the walls of gas station restrooms that are not even run by east Indians but people of middle-eastern descent yet they are too full of themselves to notice a difference, and especially Texan wannabe cowboys who carelessly overrun foreign countries without noticing the thousands of innocent lives that are constantly being ended and then having the nerve to say "GOD IS ON OUR SIDE!"
There sure is a lot of white trash up there in the ruling class, isn't there?
by Mike August 25, 2004
all of you filthy american cunts
george w bush is just a texas white trash
by titino chingon August 31, 2006
A lazy ass son of a bitch who expects things come easy in life, is ignorant, and feels superior over others.

Often these rednecks are surprised that minorities who are educated and work hard go up the socioeconomic ladder to become working professionals, while they sit on their fat asses and expect the world of plenty to come to them.
Midwestern white folk.
by fairness and peace prevails March 10, 2005
Term used either consciously or subconsciously by whites to make themselves feel better. Why would I think this you ask?
Because there is no black trash, yellow trash, or brown trash. Clearly there are a greater amount of whites that are not white trash, in their opinions, although of asians, blacks, and hispanics they must automatically be trash. I'll probably get this definition rejected by a mile because 95% of urban dictionary users are likely white. Also used to represent that whites have no troubles and that they think that they're white trash jokingly.
Oh, we're just white trash with our abercrombie and fitch shirts, flip flops, pants and underwear...
by b to the rizzle June 21, 2007

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