Anyone other than a white guy.
Person 1: The dean says our campus needs diversity.
Person 2: Oh, you mean less white males?
by andrew parker March 31, 2008
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An old, old wooden ship that was used during the civil war era to deliver large supplies of puréed walnuts from the South to the North. The walnuts were used as a replacement for toilet paper, due to the wartime shortage. Despite the volitile relationship between the two countries at the time, the North figured that it was more important to have a clean ass than to place an embargo on the South's nut shipments. The South figured,"Hell, we need the money".
There have been complaints from the authorities about a lack of diversity in the News Room.
by Mr. Incredible January 12, 2005
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A psychosis based on the false impression that we will be a better nation, company, or organization if we accept outside influence or opinions which are culturally or morally different than our own. Gradually turning our backs on everything that makes us unique as a nation. Turning our backs on everything our forefathers fought and died to obtain, secure, and protect.

The idea that we need to be as poor as all of the other third world countries in order to fit in as a nation.
America really needs to be more culturally diversity. We really need to embrace a little more cannibalism, and definitely a salve labor society like the one they have in China. I hear that there is female genital mutilation in the Middle East. Oh goody... we need some of that here too!
by the remnant July 21, 2019
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The word "diversity” is often a subtle, insidious and racist term used to mask a condescending, self-serving ego trip amongst white people. When a white person says, “I want to move to a neighborhood where there is more diversity” or “I don’t like living in the suburbs. It’s not diverse enough,” one must examine the motivations behind those statements. When considering a place to live one must take numerous factors into account – safety, school quality, home values or rental prices, availability of services, parking, commuting distances, noise levels, etc. If you find a place that meets the above criteria and that neighborhood happens to be diverse – then so be it. NOT moving into that neighborhood because it contains people of differing races and creeds would be racist and intolerant. But making diversity the primary reason for moving into a neighborhood is a racist conceit. In this case the desire for “diversity” is an ego trip for said white person because their conscious or unconscious motivation is “Look at me! I’m so evolved and cool I can live with people of different races and cultures.” This attitude causes the gentrification of ethnic neighborhoods where poorer “diverse” people are forced out because they can no longer afford living there. If white people were to put their money where their mouths were they’d be moving into the Bronx in droves. But they’re not. They might be able to embrace racial differences – just not economic ones.
“I have to move to Brooklyn! They have cool coffee shops and the area is so full of diversity!”

Translation: "I have to move to Brooklyn. It’s full of gays and little brown people! I’ll look so cool!
by CynicalSuburbanite October 21, 2010
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I could be wrong, but I believe its an old, old wooden ship that was used during the Civil War era.
Champ: What in the hell is diversity?
Ron: I could be wrong, but I believe its an old, old wooden ship that was used during the Civil War era.
by Frankdatank811 February 28, 2008
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According to Wal-Mart it means appointing people based on sex and race without qualifications. This holds true only if the applicant is female and/or black.

Another word used for discrimination in todays culture.
We are promoting diversity in our company!

We are only looking for females and blacks.

Diversity means that a standard has been lowered
by Chauncee Irving January 6, 2005
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An old, old wooden ship from the civil war era.
brian fantana: what in the hell'z diversity?
ron burgundy: I could be wrong, but i believe that diversity is an old, old wooden ship from the civil war era.
by people know me February 27, 2005
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