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(also DWEM)
dead white (European) male: a man, especially a writer or artist, whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group (male and white) that was dominant at the time
The DWEM represents the canon works so long prized by academic traditionalists – works created largely by Western, Eurocentric men, mostly now dead.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 16/07/2014 12:59:00
Definition of DWM from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online


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