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A derogatory term used to describe a minority who has assimilated with western society. The "White washed" person does not necessarily abandon his/her own culture but rather embrace others beside his/her own. Some people take it as a compliment while others take it as an insult.

Just because I am open minded does not mean I am whitewashed. Get it straight!
by Maxiiee August 01, 2008
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An absurd, patronizing term used for non-white (usually black) people who don't fulfill their negative racial stereotypes. This term insultingly implies that one's ethnic identity is mutually exclusive to the lifestyle and respect that a white person can expect in his or her lifetime.
Ignorant D-bag: "Sarah's black and she speaks proper English and pays her bills on time, she's so white washed."
by JumbleJumble April 19, 2011
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When a person who isn't white forgets their culture and acts like a white person.
Billy: I'm moving to Texas.
Sally: I hope you don't get whitewashed.
by im a nerd November 20, 2004
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To be assimilated into the N.A society, forgetting your own language and culture and tries to act like a white person to gain acceptance. Looked down upon both of the cultures he/she supposedly belongs in.
Connie Chung is straight up whitewashed, yo.
Ya, lookit the way she tries to act white. Pathetic
by LeonC July 28, 2003
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A black person who lacks the characteristics associated with black people. In other words a black person who acts like a white person. Often caused by being raised in the suburbs.
Jamal was listening to Jack Johnson on his way to Starbucks, he is so white washed.
by Jackie Chiles June 18, 2008
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a person of an asian hertitage who have completely forgotten their culture. they have been influenced by the white people in their immigrated country. they are verbally impaired of their mother's tongue. they have never heard of bubble-tea, sticker pictures and jitz.
by anjolique September 29, 2005
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When someone who isn't white likes American (pop) culture. Usually used by people when they're shocked that one doesn't typically conform to their culture, like listening to music and watching movies in their native language.
Super Asian kid: You don't like Asian movies and songs?! You're so white washed!
Victim: Just because I'm Asian doesn't mean that I have to like the same thing as everyone else.
by not ur typical asian girl October 30, 2017
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