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A phrase utilized by critical race theory believers to weaponize all people with a light skin complexion, specially Asians from every subcontinent, White Latins and Mediterraneans to blame them for their own personal failures.
Look at Fatima. That girl is arabic but she has light brown hair and hazel eyes. She's very white adjacent.
by j384k March 26, 2021
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lil mad is like big mad but the opposite, you mad but not mad to the extent of pullin somthin
"look im sorry i ate your food"
"is cool im just lil mad"
by lilbabiey November 30, 2018
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(n.) A person who is technically a minority, but has access to, utilizes and sometimes benefits from white privilege. This is usually accomplished by said person distancing themselves from the socio political problems their ethnic group commonly faces. Usually by considering considering themselves better than their minority counterparts sharing their same ethnic heritage. This can also be a person who thinks they are are better minorities possessing a darker complexion.
Lisa, who is Latina, believes that immigrants are a drain the economy because they take jobs away from real, honest Americans. Lisa is also, not percieved to be Latina by mainstream America because of her blond hair, light skin and blue eyes. Lisa reaps the benefits of white privilege. Lisa makes not effort to correct her co-workers who refer to her as white. Lisa, is white adjacent.
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by MAURI99 December 07, 2017
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(n.) A person who is technically a minority, but has access to, utilizes and sometimes benefits from white privilege. This is usually accomplished by said person distancing themselves from the socio political problems their ethnic group commonly faces. Usually by considering considering themselves better than their minority counterparts sharing their same ethnic heritage. This can also be a person who thinks they are are better minorities possessing a darker complexion.
Tyrone, who is an African American rapper, believes that immigrants are a drain the economy because they take jobs away from real, honest Americans. Tyrone is also, not percieved to be black by mainstream America because of his dyed blond hair, light skin and unslanted eyes. Tyrone reaps the benefits of white privilege. Tyrone makes zero effort to correct her co-workers who refer to him as white. Tyrone, is white adjacent.
by Arabella loves Chinese AMWF January 06, 2021
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black people who are technically a minority, but has access to, utilizes and sometimes benefits from white privilege. This is usually accomplished by said person distancing themselves from the socio political problems their ethnic group commonly faces. Usually by considering considering themselves better than their minority counterparts sharing their same ethnic heritage. This can also be a person who thinks they are are better minorities possessing a darker complexion.
"Look at Tommy, he's justifying the under-representation of Asian people and the mis treatments for them, he's black himself, what a white adjacent!""
by Arabella loves Chinese AMWF January 05, 2021
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