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Mighty white of you


(Crude) Condescending attitude. A sarcastic response to meager assistance. The phrase implies that someone believes they are being helpful but in actuality, are not. ‘White’ implies a superior-acting ‘white’ (caucasian) person offering a pittance to someone of lesser status.

“So your boss fired you but offered you an extra day’s pay, that is very white of him.”

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