Definitions for palefaceˈpeɪlˌfeɪs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a white person, esp. as distinguished from a North American Indian.

    Category: Status (usage)

* Slang..

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. paleface(noun)

    (slang) a derogatory term for a white person (supposedly used by North American Indians)


  1. paleface(Noun)

    A white man of European descent.

  2. Origin: * Attributed to the Native Americans

Webster Dictionary

  1. Paleface(noun)

    a white person; -- an appellation supposed to have been applied to the whites by the American Indians


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