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  • EN [ peɪl]
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English definition


  • 1. a wooden strip forming part of a fence


  • 1. turn pale, as if in fear


  • 1. very light colored; highly diluted with white;

    • "pale seagreen"
    • "pale blue eyes"
  • 2. (of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble;

    • "the pale light of a half moon"
    • "a pale sun"
    • "the late afternoon light coming through the el tracks fell in pale oblongs on the street"
    • "a pallid sky"
    • "the pale (or wan) stars"
    • "the wan light of dawn"
  • 3. lacking in vitality or interest or effectiveness;

    • "a pale rendition of the aria"
    • "pale prose with the faint sweetness of lavender"
    • "a pallid performance"
  • 4. abnormally deficient in color as suggesting physical or emotional distress;

    • "the pallid face of the invalid"
    • "her wan face suddenly flushed"
  • 5. not full or rich;

    • "high, pale, pure and lovely song"

Example sentences

  • Her face was ghostly pale with fright.

  • He seems to be sick, for he appears pale.

  • He was pale but perfectly composed.

  • His face turned deathly pale.

  • He looked pale and his clothes were in a frightful state.

  • He looked very pale; his cheeks had sunk in.

  • These shirts come in three different colours: white, pale blue and khaki.

  • She turned pale with sudden fear.

  • The old trees were profiled against the pale sky.

  • He went pale at the news.

  • She slept badly, awoke tired and pale.

  • Her face was deathly pale.

  • He looked pale and unshaven.

  • During his second day Edward looked even more pale and quiet than on his first.

  • Kate still looks pale and underfed.

  • Pale wilting roses drooped from a blue vase.

  • Pale wooden floors and plenty of natural light add to the relaxed atmosphere.

  • The lights from the truck sent a wash of pale light over the snow.

  • She looked a little pale and strained.

  • I could just make out a tall, pale, shadowy figure tramping through the undergrowth.

  • At the horizon the land mass becomes a continuous pale neutral grey.

  • Joanne'sfreckles stood out darkly against her pale skin.

  • Migrating birds filled the pale sky.

  • His shoe had rucked up one corner of the pale rug.

  • The sea would turn pale pink and the sky blood red.

  • Her skin is pale, the texture of fine wax.

  • He was a man in his late thirties, with fine, dark hair and a pale oval face.

  • The paper on the walls was pale gold, embossed with swirling leaf designs.

  • The flames begin as a few streaks of red against the pale brown of the walls.

Phrase collocation

  • in pale

    (Heraldry)arranged vertically

  • per pale

    (Heraldry)divided by a vertical line

  • beyond the pale

    Irrevocably unacceptable or unreasonable

    • behavior that was quite beyond the pale.


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