Whitey vs Shitey - What's the difference?

whitey | shitey |


As a noun whitey

is (aave|pejorative|ethnic slur) a white person, a person of european descent, a caucasian.

As an adjective shitey is

(british|vulgar|slang) shitty, worthless.

whitey

English

Noun

(en-noun)
  • (AAVE, pejorative, ethnic slur) A white person, a person of European descent, a Caucasian.
  • * 1997 , (Dave Chappelle), "Racism Connoisseur" on (HBO Comedy Half-Hour) :
  • *:, honky. So, whitey , what did you do today? Oppress a new land and make the people there Christians against their will?
  • (British, slang) A state or bout of sickness, especially induced by cannabis use.
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  • Synonyms

    * (white person) (l), (l), (l), (l), (l), (l)

    Meronyms

    * (poor white person in the American South) (l), (l), (l), (l), (l), (l), (l)

    shitey

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • (British, vulgar, slang) Shitty, worthless.
  • * 2001 , Laura Hird, Born Free
  • That's if the combined smell of minging socks, shitey trainers and a thousand farts clinging to the wallpaper doesn't put them off coming in here.
  • * 2008 , John Richmond, The Birds Call Me Seb
  • You know one of those wee shitey dogs that just yaps and yaps.