white-bread


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white-bread

Plain and boring. Can be offensive due to a possible reference to a certain class of white people. We need to swap out your white-bread wardrobe for something a lot more confident.
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Whereas Williams' Southern gothic sagas of repressed rage were as spicy as Cajun hot sauce, Inge's similar tales of life in the Midwest were, befitting their locale, a little more white-bread.
It's sensitive yet feels a little synthetic, no doubt thanks in part to Bill Kurtis' prim narration: When he utters the phrase, ``the world of juvies,'' he says the last word with the manner of someone who's trying to convince white-bread viewers he has some street cred when it seems apparent he's never left the secure little high-tech studio from which he reports.
People who exercise a white-bread, middle-class perception of the Valley have a vision that's 10 or 20 years old.
She was too white-bread (not to mention hip) for this room, and that seemed to wear on her as the night went along and a look of quiet panic became etched on her face.