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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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(among Polynesian Hawaiians) A non-Polynesian, esp. a Caucasian; (formerly) A foreigner

Usage examples (37)
  • Thus the word haole has very negative connotations.
  • Nowadays the haole is the number one ethnic group in terms of population.
  • Oh, yes, and I was always told "haole" was not a pejorative term unless there was an adjective in front of the word.
  • His struggles produced a very different kind of haole than the businessmen who ran the Islands, Tomimbang said. for more
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