Definition of Paleface

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




Definition of Paleface

1. n. A white person; -- an appellation supposed to have been applied to the whites by the American Indians.

Definition of Paleface

1. Noun. (pejorative politically incorrect) A white man of European descent. ¹

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Definition of Paleface

1. a white person [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paleface

pale yellow
palea
paleaceous
paleae
paleal
paleanthropological
paleanthropology
paleate
palebuck
palebucks
paled
paleechinoidea
paleencephalon
paleface (current term)
palefaces
palegold searsid
palegold searsids
paleichthyes
palely
palempore
palempores
paleness
palenesses
palenque
palenques
palenzonaite
paleo-
paleoanthropic

Literary usage of Paleface

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1. History of the Pilgrims and Puritans: Their Ancestry and Descendants; Basis by Joseph Dillaway Sawyer (1922)
"In the arrogance of his birthright and in derision, the Indian called the white man "paleface," after testing his fallibility. The term "redskin" was to the ..."

2. A Book Written by the Spirits of the So-called Dead: With Their Own by Carl Gustaf Helleberg (1883)
"Big paleface chief say to blue-coat warriors, go and kill redface and make them come back, and let paleface agent swindle much more. Nowthis is all wrong, ..."

3. Adventures with Indians by Philip Verrill Mighels (1908)
""PUNK" ON THE RESERVATION How a Kiowa Boy Turned "paleface" JHE band of Kiowas commanded 'by the great war chief Kicking > Mule had kept away from the i ..."

4. A Book Written by the Spirits of the So-called Dead: With Their Own by Carl Gustaf Helleberg (1882)
"Redface only handful, paleface mighty—like the leaves on trees. If redface mighty and paleface weak, how then you like it ? You then like redface be honest ..."

5. Revolutionary Reader: Reminiscences and Indian Legends by Sophie Lee Foster (1913)
"A snake has been coiled in the shade and you are running into his open mouth, deceived by the double- tongue of the paleface chief (McIntosh), ..."

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