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  • EN [ waɪt]
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English definition


  • 1. the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)

  • 2. (board games) the lighter pieces

  • 3. (usually in the plural) trousers


  • 1. turn white;

    • "This detergent will whiten your laundry"


  • 1. being of the achromatic color of maximum lightness; having little or no hue owing to reflection of almost all incident light;

    • "as white as fresh snow"
    • "a bride's white dress"
  • 2. of or belonging to a racial group having light skin coloration;

    • "voting patterns within the white population"
  • 3. free from moral blemish or impurity; unsullied;

    • "in shining white armor"
  • 4. marked by the presence of snow;

    • "a white Christmas"
    • "the white hills of a northern winter"
  • 5. restricted to whites only;

    • "under segregation there were even white restrooms and white drinking fountains"
    • "a lily-white movement which would expel Negroes from the organization"
  • 6. glowing white with heat;

    • "white flames"
    • "a white-hot center of the fire"
  • 7. benevolent; without malicious intent;

    • "white magic"
    • "a white lie"
    • "that's white of you"
  • 8. of a surface; not written or printed on;

    • "blank pages"
    • "fill in the blank spaces"
    • "a clean page"
    • "wide white margins"
  • 9. (of coffee) having cream or milk added

  • 10. dressed (or especially habited) in white;

    • "white nuns"
  • 11. (of hair) having lost its color;

    • "the white hairs of old age"
  • 12. ash-colored or anemic looking from illness or emotion;

    • "a face turned ashen"
    • "the invalid's blanched cheeks"
    • "tried to speak with bloodless lips"
    • "a face livid with shock"
    • "lips...livid with the hue of death"- Mary W. Shelley
    • "lips white with terror"
    • "a face white with rage"
  • 13. of summer nights in northern latitudes where the sun barely sets;

    • "white nights"

Example sentences

  • A white dress gets dirty very fast.

  • The front of the house had been sprayed with white paint.

  • White supremacists devise new Methods: To disenfranchise Negroes.

  • Wash the white clothes together, and the blue one separately.

  • Her dress has pink flowers on a white background.

  • He had a mane of thick white hair.

  • Our house is white; theirs is brown.

  • The white church peeps out genially from behind the huts scattered on the river bank.

  • I like white gourds, but not pumpkins.

  • The white plate is banded with a blue line round the edge.

  • A white cloud floated in the sky.

  • White shoes dirty very quickly.

  • Through his lack of attention to the game he had put his white stone into a " tiger's mouth " formed by three black stones.

  • Jamie was snugly wrapped in a white woolen scarf.

  • He had on a blue and white checked shirt and jeans.

  • Please don't think I mistrust you, but I would prefer to have our agreement in black and white.

  • He stared fixedly at the woman in white.

  • This white peak contrasts finely with the blue sky.

  • It was a town filled with white bungalows.

  • The Colonel gave me advice on how to comport myself in the White House.

  • He coated his chairs with white paint.

  • He had a white carnation in his buttonhole.

  • a white satin ribbon

  • The White House was swift to deny the rumours.

  • a crisp white shirt

  • The new office block has become an expensive white elephant.

  • dressed in white tie and tails

  • a stretch of white water

  • Although there is no overt hostility, black and white students do not mix much.

Phrase collocation

  • bleed someone/thing white

    drain someone or something of wealth or resources

  • whited sepulchre

    (poetic/literary)a hypocrite

  • white man's burden

    the task which white colonizers believed they had to impose their civilization on the black inhabitants of their colonies

  • whiter than white

    extremely white

  • white out

    (of vision) become impaired by exposure to sudden bright light

  • white something out

    obliterate a mistake with white correction fluid

    impair someone's vision with a sudden bright light


  • talk on the big white phone

    • One more beer and I'm gonna have to go talk on the big white phone.


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