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A term for whites that is what "African-American" is to blacks. The term "European-American" will never be applied to whites due to double standards in racial equality in the United States.
A Guy: Hey! look at that black guy over there!
Another Guy: Hey! you said black guy! That's racist. They're called African Americans. Racist!
A Guy: But he mostly likely isn't from Africa! I bet he hasn't even been there, or at least met a family member who was born there! If he's called an African-American, I should be called a European-American!
Another Guy: Racist! You racist! You...! I hope you die!
Smart Guy: You're right, you should be called that. But that'd make sense, so you will never be called a European-American. You see, there are double standards when it comes to racial equality, despite a general want to attain equality. So, 'white guy,' what you see over there is an African-American. Got it?
by Arnold March 26, 2005
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The REAL name for a Caucasian (white) American.
1: Hey look it's an American.
2: Actually he's a European American because we all know that Native Americans are the true Americans.
by weirdlooes January 10, 2014
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The proper term for a white person who comes from multiple European countries and is not from one predominant nation. If you are full blooded Italian, German, French, or any other European country, this is not you.
That guy over there isn't white, he's european-american.
by fslegion March 17, 2006
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The counterpart to the term African-Americans. Members of the Anglo-Saxon race who were either born in or live in the United States of America.
Do any Black Americans realize that referring to them as "African-Americans" insinuates that even if they were born in the United States of America they continue to be foreigners? What would happen if mainstream media started referring to White Americans as "European-Americans," as in, "Though in the United States of America the quantity of Latinos (16.3%) now surpasses the number of African-Americans (12.6%), European-Americans comprise 72.4% and Asians comprise 4.8% of the population (2010 Census). Notice that Latinos and Asians have not been inflicted with or infected by a hyphen.
by Spot Tricks October 21, 2017
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A more accurate term referring to white Americans of European descent to distinguish them from non-European white Americans. This is because the definition of white has been changing over decades. In the past some Europeans weren't considered white. Now some groups outside Europe like in the Middle East, North Africa, and the southern Caucasus are considered white by some.
Person 1: Hey, are you white?
Person 2: Yes… What did you think I was?
Person 1: Well you just don't look white. Are you like European white or like ethnic white?
Person 2: What? Are you trying to ask if I'm a European-American or if I'm "ethnic?"
by sealandreich July 09, 2017
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the very opposite of African-American black people are black white people are white not Europian-American
man you white as fuck you pasty cracker

the correct term is European-American
by ItsOnlyRacistIfYouAre April 10, 2009
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Black people will some times claim to not be black, but to be African American. Annoyed white people will than say, "well, I'm not albino, so I guess I'm European American."
Black guy: Did you hear about the white guy?
Black guy2: No, what?
Black guy: We were telling him how hard it is to be black and he claimed to be a European American, so we torched his car and family.
by the wiggety wiener October 17, 2004
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