Idioms title

The Idiom Attic - a collection of hundreds of English idioms, each one explained.

The meaning of "dead white european male"

" Dead white European male "
Derogatory reference to someone who has an unjustified reputation.
John Ruskin is a hero to some people in the art world but I can't see him as anything other than a dead, white, European male.
Hear the idiom spoken:
More idioms about:   death   colour  

 We are also on Facebook

 Copyright Gary Martin