Someone who promotes a Caucasian or white perspective on history, especially African history
they're whitewashers
by readyforthemoon55 September 6, 2019
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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 2, 2008
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Someone who doesn’t act their race from racist stereotypes. But this is not true. From someone doesn’t speak their native language that doesn’t mean they’re whitewashed.
Jane Doe: I’m Mexican but I don’t speak Spanish or listen to Spanish music

John Doe: I hate people like you. So whitewashed .
by Imnotlike”most”mexicans February 23, 2020
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A term that now has also come to refer to the entertainment industry's attempt at making ethnic characters more appealing to the white, money-spending masses by making exotic characters less ethnic and more "white."
Isn't Chun Li supposed to be 100% Chinese? Why did Hollywood totally whitewash her and cast a half-asian actress to play her in that horrible new Street Fighter movie??

Thanks to commercial whitewashing, every token "black" girl on tv has become a light skinned black girl. This does not bode well for dark skinned black actresses.
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1. to win decisively, especially before the other side can achieve a single goal

2. to make something undesirable, damaging seem legitimate or acceptable, usually by falsification or concealment
by The Return of Light Joker September 30, 2009
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(n., v., or adj.) A process or result or act: when a person who is considered a minority adopts a lifestyle (including speech, mannerisms, clothing, etc.) that is attributed secludedly to those of European descent, white people.
by SugarBear August 16, 2005
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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 21, 2004
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