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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Blandly conventional, especially when considered as typical of white middle-class America: "The proven ability of blacks to appeal to mainstream America ... shattered forever the mythology that only white-bread 'mainstream' culture could sell” ( Joel Kotkin).

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  • adj. conventional and boring

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  • adj. of or belonging to or representative of the white middle class

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From white bread.

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