Whitey vs Shitey - What's the difference?
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.
(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.
* (white person) (l), (l), (l), (l), (l), (l)
* (poor white person in the American South) (l), (l), (l), (l), (l), (l), (l)
(British, vulgar, slang) Shitty, worthless.
* 2001 , Laura Hird, Born Free
* 2008 , John Richmond, The Birds Call Me Seb
- 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.
- You know one of those wee shitey dogs that just yaps and yaps.