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1) A discussion of European or Caucasian oppression of minorities in which a white person is present.

2) One, or few, white person(s) among many members of another race.

3) A morbidly obese white person. (Rare).
Professor: In the 17th century, settlers from Great Britain established a trading relationship with native tribes living in the Northeastern United States. They often extorted and manipulated these tribesmen, using the power of horses, steel armor, and gunpowder, instigating a pattern of tyranny that would characterize the savage white conquest of America.

Frank (stage whisper to classmate): This is awkward...

Professor: Well, I guess that would make you the white elephant in the room, wouldn't it?
by albatrossflyer August 25, 2010
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