A person, usually of black and white parents, that is recognized as only being white.
Ppl seem shocked when I tell them my dad is black. I go though life white passing.
by Lyle Butane August 24, 2017
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Someone who is biracial, but is mostly recognized as white, and reaps the benefits of white privilege
“I am a person of colour, because my father is (even though my mother isn’t). Though my appearance gives me privileges my father doesn’t based off of our appearances.I am a White Passing person of colour”
by kermittthefrrog July 4, 2018
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A term people use when they can not identify ethnic features on light skinned POC because they perceive POC in stereotypes. When a POC does not fit into those stereotypes, they are lumped with white people, because the person calling them white passing perceives whiteness as the ‘norm’ or default.
Person 1: Alyssa, you’re white passing.

Person 2: No, I’m mixed. You’re just chronically online and racist.
by encantador January 9, 2022
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when a biracial person with one caucasian parent appears to be of only caucasian descent if you do not know about their racial background
"i didn't know chloe's dad was black! she's so white passing!"
by dumdristig December 21, 2017
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Refers to racial inequality and white privilege, particularly in America. It directly relates to small barriers being removed or doors opened simply on the basis of race/culture. An example might be a white person accidentally runs a traffic light, and the officer gives the driver a warning, whereas if a black person accidentally ran that same light that same officer would more likely write a ticket.
"Despite dropping out of college and a spotty work record, Bob got the job with his White Pass."
by Andy Somers April 6, 2020
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Used when someone, usually a non-binary AFAB with blue hair and a septum piercing, who is self diagnosed with autism, needs more oppression points, or is trying to win a Facebook argument
“Nice assumptions… I’m actually white passing because my great great great grand mothers cousins great grandfather was from South Africa”
by AutismoExpress August 21, 2022
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A pass only given by a White person to a non white person, which grants them free white privilege without being judged by the other whites.
White Cop: *stops a car for checking* May I check your vehicle for some illegal stuff?

Black guy: *shows Honorary White Pass* my white BFF gave me this

White Cop: oh I'm very sorry, I didn't know you are a honorary white, you may pass without checking.
by Saitama 777 May 21, 2023
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