A derrogatory term for very poor white people. A racist epithet, not because it specifies race, per se, but because it implies that unsophisticated, disadvantaged white people require special distinction as such to differentiate them from your average poor, huddled masses yearning to be free.

People described as "white trash" tend to be more overtly racist than most, because their very lives prove the fact that you don't have to be black or hispanic to be underpriveleged. They blame non-whites and reverse racism for their oppression...then vote for Bush.
There's trash...and then there's white trash. Some folks you 'spect to be lazy good-fer-nuthin crooks. But white folks? It just ain't natural.
by whitechick August 10, 2006
ignorant white people who like to fight and not finish school. Hobbies include cursing extensively, drugs, and wearing extremely large whife beaters. Traits--too much gel (or is it spit), ugly.
Shania just spit on our floor,that girl is white trash.
by Lacy April 11, 2004
Usage: Britney Spears is White Trash
by Young Trubz July 15, 2005
Racial slur. A derogatory term aimed at white people. A white person (particularly American) who demonstrates some of the following traits.

1. Listens to Country Western (not all, of course).
2. Lives in a trailer or a poorly kept apartment.
3. Very stupid/ignorant.
4. Extremely rude and nasty towards others.
5. On welfare or uses food stamps.
6. Has bad health.
7. Spends too much money on him/herself and not enough on his/her children.
8. Has a bigotted or racist opinion of other people.
9. Has blonde hair.
10. Did not care about school as a child.
11. Has a drug problem.
12. Has sex quite often.
13. Owns a truck of some type.
14. Watches violent programs on television.

The list goes on and on.
It's sad that people feel the need to insult each other. Unfortunately, racial bigotry and racism will never go away.
by rbxfromdashow September 03, 2004
A very broad term that can vary from region to region. Usually used to describe lowclass, selfish, and generally unintelligent people who usually don't know, or are in denial about thier overall shitty lifestyle.They are usually behind the current trends by 4-10 years.

Though it does vary regionally, some common characteristics may include:

-In men, a shaved head and goatee beard are common to cast the illusion that they are a bouncer at a bar

-In women it is common to see skimpy clothing and tattoos on thier back above thier pantline (see tramp stamp)

-Some wear clothing that was popular with African-Americans 3-4 years ago. Also,they sometimes wear basketball jerseys and shorts, though thier physique would suggest that they have never played any sports...ever

-Talk and act like they are good at fighting, usually it is in fact, only an act.

-They buy items to repair thier home, car, etc. though with good intentions, usually aren't used and sometimes converted to various pieces of furniture

-Are always proud of material items that someone else has(usually thier boss, or brother in law)

-Get tattoos and tongue or eyebrow piercings even though they have been out of style for approx. ten years

-Use "big" words and don't know the definition...or try to sound well spoken around non white trash. ex: "What had happened was,he had the audacity to not wanna fight, so i punched him in the face."

-Usually white trash can also be identified through thier children.Excessive animal hair on thier clothing, mohawk haircuts, and professional wrestling t-shirts are indicators.Along with loud talking, screaming, and intrusive questions to complete strangers.

-Use material items as an extension to prove thier worth or manhood. Including big trucks and or wheels, big dogs (pitbulls), and big television sets

-They almost always have a large ego. They feel that they are neverwrong or at fault and if you feel differently they will threaten you physically

-They have very unique political views. The ones that actually work usually vote democrat because the media makes them feel they are upperclass if they do so. Ironically the non working ones with "disabilities" (bad back) are proud republicans even though its the democrats that keep thier welfare checks coming

-They always talk of being good parents, and upstanding citizens,though rarely are

-They don't feel that music is good unless it's been played on the radio a million times

-Not original thinkers, they only do or enjoy what they feel is mainstream and need constant verification from thier peers

-Ironically, they always have a negative opinion about everyone elses lifestyle or choices

-They sometimes do good things for others, but only so they can tell everyone about it and feel good about themselves or if there is a reward involved

-Are blindly proud of thier country, but have no understandind of how it actually operates

-They usually hate people that are more succesfull than them, but never do anything to better themselves

-Reality shows,or talent shows like American Idol are very popular with white trash as is daytime talk shows and police chase shows

-Many regularly attend motorsports events like Nascar, monster truck rallies, and demolition derbys...mostly the ones where they serve beer

-Any time a person has mossy oak camo furniture,or seat covers in thier vehicle, or wear camo clothing even when its not hunting season,they automatically qualify

-They are more liberal with thier money. Instead of saving,feeding thier children, or paying thier bills on time, they will buy video game consoles, and big screen televisions with any extra money they happen upon (tax returns,stimulus checks, or lottery/casino winnings)

There is a common misconception that white trash are only beer drinking,mullet having,camaro driving dirt bags that live in trailers, but that is an antiquated notion.With the help of Wal-Mart and over-seas trade, they can afford new clothes more often and blend in with regular people, so they are harder to spot these days.
Hey, look at the white trash, they have a big-screen tv box on thier porch
by Mr. gix September 11, 2008
Poor people of caucasian descent inhabiting mainly trailer parks and cheap apartments from Bar Harbor to Golden Gate and El Paso to Anchorage. Often producers and/or users of methamphetamine. Your typical whitetrash drinks cheap malt liqour and lagers; sports mullets or military buzz or shaved heads.

Note: Different from rednecks, hicks, cowboys and hillbillies. These terms are not interchangeable! Each one is a very different.
My whole family's whitetrash.
by Calvin B. December 19, 2005
Someone who is/looks like white trash. A person from the south who has no class or culture and looks and lives like a piece of white trash. Someone who dosen't have any money and is most likely from a poor family. Also can be a pig-headed individual. One of the unwashed masses.
1. Look at M. Rehmeyer.. he looks like such poor white trash with his dirty clothes sitting in that shitty house with fishing rods on the couch.

2. Someone who looks or acts like a character off the tv show 'my name is earl'
by Jsat34 February 12, 2008
Usually uneducated whites that inhabit trailer parks, low income apartments or live out in the woods.

They tend to eat pork rinds, KFC, varmint critters and drink a lot of pop and cheap beer.

Their mode of transportation is easy to spot - excessive exhaust, no muffler, numerous rust or primer stains, the WE SPEAK ENGLISH IN THIS COUNTRY bumper sticker and bungee cord keeping the trunk down.

The tend to vote Republican even though Republicans never make their lives any better.

Their sole pride is the big screen TV so they can spend the majority of their time watching WWE, Springer, Spongebob, South Park and NASCAR.

They have 4 kids before the age of 25 and their kids are little version of them - dumb, fouled mouthed and smelly.
There were so many confederate flags at the NASCAR race I thought it was a Klan rally...........stupid white trash
by glum68 December 22, 2008

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