white supremacy

[ hwahyt suh-prem-uh-see, wahyt ]
/ ˈhwaɪt səˈprɛm ə si, ˈwaɪt /

noun

the belief, theory, or doctrine that white people are inherently superior to people from all other racial and ethnic groups, especially Black people, and are therefore rightfully the dominant group in any society.

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Origin of white supremacy

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70

usage note for white supremacy

OTHER WORDS FROM white supremacy

white su·prem·a·cist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for white supremacy

White supremacy

noun

the theory or belief that White people are innately superior to people of other races

Derived forms of White supremacy

White supremacist, noun, adjective
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