trailer-trash

n
American
(a member of) the white underclass. The phrase became fashionable in the later 1990s, both to denigrate poor whites of the sort who are characteristically forced to live in trailer-parks and to describe a fashion for cheap, garish and kitsch accessories. A synonym for poor white trash.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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  • trailer trash — UK / US noun [uncountable] mainly American offensive an insulting word for poor people who live in trailer parks …   English dictionary

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