Po' white trash a-layin' up in bed all mornin,' an' den it's eggs!
He's nothing but poor, white trash—too 81 poor, you say, even to have a grease light.
The late election shows that the power of your 'white trash' is broken.'
As machinery for malevolence the "white trash" myrmidons could not be surpassed.
We was common folk, Mr. Ajax, what they would call in the South--white trash, an' the Standishes was real quality.
And I don't want to hear anything about crackers or white trash, either.
Give the white trash in this town to understand that they are not even citizens of the nation.
I's tellin' you de trufe, us didn' b'long to no white trash.
Mr. Evans wasn't no po' white trash, but he was kinder middlin' like.
Marster bought all de little places 'roun' us so he wouldn' have no po' white trash neighbors.
1831, originally Southern U.S. black slang.
The slaves themselves entertain the very highest contempt for white servants, whom they designate as 'poor white trash.' [Fanny Kemble, journal, Jan. 6, 1833]
(also white-shoe) Having the attitudes, appearance, etc, of the Ivy League: Do I look white shoe?/ a Harvard-educated bluestocking who practiced white-shoe corporate law
A typical Ivy League student
[1980s+; fr the white buckskin shoes that were part of that student's dress]