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Definition of White elephant

White elephant
White elephant White elephant Something requiring much care and expense and yielding little profit; any burdensome possession. [Slang]

Meaning of White elephant from wikipedia

- A white elephant is a possession which its owner cannot dispose of and whose cost, particularly that of maintenance, is out of proportion to its usefulness...
- A white elephant gift exchange, Yankee swap or Dirty Santa is a party game where amusing, impractical gifts are exchanged during festivities. Usually,...
- A white elephant (also albino elephant) is a rare kind of elephant, but not a distinct species. Although often depicted as snow white, their skin is normally...
- girl if Rajahdon is the boss and where he is. He sees Mae riding a white elephant toward him and wakes up at his hideout. He tells Mae his business is...
- A white elephant is a supposedly valuable possession whose cost exceeds its usefulness. White elephant may also refer to: White Elephant (1984 film), a...
- "Hills Like White Elephants" is a short story by Ernest Hemingway. It was first published in August 1927, in the literary magazine transition, then later...
- A white elephant sale is a collection of used items being sold, much akin to a yard sale or garage sale, often as a fund-raiser for a cause. The term "white...
- White Elephant (Spanish: Elefante blanco) is a 2012 Argentine drama film directed by Pablo Trapero. The film competed in the Un Certain Regard section...
- White Elephant" is a short story written by Mark Twain and published in 1882 by James R. Osgood. In this detective mystery, a Siamese white elephant,...
- royal symbol was the white elephant (chang pueak or chang samkan). They are not albinos but are genetically different. White elephants are not white, they...
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