Definition of White-shoe

1. Adjective. Denoting a company or law firm owned and run by members of the WASP elite who are generally conservative. "The politician tried to hide his white-shoe background"

Language type: Colloquialism
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Definition of White-shoe

1. Noun. (US slang) A stereotypical Ivy League student. ¹

2. Adjective. (US slang) Effeminate or immature. ¹

3. Adjective. (US slang) Establishment; pertaining to mainstream US social power-structures. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of White-shoe

white-man's foot
white-matter disease
white-nosed coati
white-nosed coatis
white-out syndrome
white-pine rust
white-rayed mule's ears
white-rumped hawk
white-rumped hawks
white-rumped shrike
white-shoe (current term)
white-shouldered antshrike
white-shouldered antshrikes
white-stemmed filaree
white-tailed deer
white-tailed eagle
white-tailed eagles
white-tailed hawk
white-tailed hawks
white-tailed jackrabbit
white-tailed kite
white-tailed sea eagle
white-throated hawk

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