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White

White is the lightest color and is achromatic (having no hue). It is the color of fresh snow, chalk, and milk, and is the opposite of black.
May 22, 2022

Whitey

Used as a disparaging term for a white person or white people.
May 22, 2022

White

The achromatic color of maximum lightness; the color of objects that reflect nearly all light of all visible wavelengths; the complement or antagonist of black, the other extreme of the neutral gray series. Although typically a response to maximum stimulation of the retina, the perception of white appears always to depend on contrast.
May 22, 2022

Whitey

A white person, a person of Western European descent.
May 22, 2022

White

The albumen of an egg.
May 22, 2022
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Whitey

A state or bout of sickness, especially induced by cannabis use.
May 22, 2022

White

The white part of an eyeball.
May 22, 2022

Whitey

Offensive names for a White man
May 22, 2022

White

A blank or unprinted area, as of an advertisement.
May 22, 2022

White

Whites Pieces of laundry having a white or nearly white color.
May 22, 2022

White

Whites White pants or a white outfit of a special nature
Tennis whites.
May 22, 2022

White

Whites The white dress uniform of the US Navy or Coast Guard.
May 22, 2022

White

A white wine.
May 22, 2022

White

A white pigment.
May 22, 2022

White

A white breed, species, or variety of animal.
May 22, 2022

White

Any of various butterflies of the subfamily Pierinae, characteristically having chiefly white wings often with black markings.
May 22, 2022

White

Also White A member of a racial group having light-colored skin, especially when of European origin and in some classifications also when of Middle Eastern or North African origin.
May 22, 2022

White

Often whites Products of a white color, such as flour, salt, and sugar.
May 22, 2022

White

The white or light-colored pieces, as in chess.
May 22, 2022

White

The player using these pieces.
May 22, 2022

White

The outermost ring of an archery target.
May 22, 2022

White

A hit in this ring.
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White

Whites(Medicine) Leukorrhea.
May 22, 2022

White

White A member of a conservative or counterrevolutionary faction, especially one opposing the Bolsheviks in the Russian civil war.
May 22, 2022

White

Being of the color white; devoid of hue, as new snow.
May 22, 2022

White

Weakly colored; almost colorless; pale
White wine.
May 22, 2022

White

Pale gray; silvery and lustrous
White hair.
May 22, 2022

White

Bloodless; blanched.
May 22, 2022

White

Light or whitish in color or having light or whitish parts. Used with animal and plant names.
May 22, 2022

White

Also White Of or belonging to a racial group of people having light-colored skin, especially when of European origin, and in some classifications also when of Middle Eastern or North African origin
Voting patterns within the white population.
May 22, 2022

White

Habited in white
White nuns.
May 22, 2022

White

Accompanied by or mantled with snow
A white Christmas.
May 22, 2022

White

Incandescent
White flames.
May 22, 2022

White

Intensely heated; impassioned
White with fury.
May 22, 2022

White

White Of or relating to a conservative or counterrevolutionary faction, especially one opposing the Bolsheviks in the Russian civil war.
May 22, 2022

White

With milk added. Used of tea or coffee.
May 22, 2022

White

(Archaic) Unsullied; pure.
May 22, 2022

White

(Printing) To cover or make illegible with white coloring. Often used with out.
May 22, 2022

White

Bright and colourless; reflecting equal quantities of all frequencies of visible light.
Write in black ink on white paper.
May 22, 2022

White

(sometimes capitalized) Of or relating to Caucasians, people of European descent with light-coloured skin.
May 22, 2022

White

Designated for use by Caucasians.
White drinking fountain
White hospital
May 22, 2022

White

Relatively light or pale in colour.
White wine
White grapes
White birch
May 22, 2022

White

Pale or pallid, as from fear, illness, etc.
May 22, 2022

White

Lacking coloration (tan) from ultraviolet light; not tanned.
May 22, 2022

White

Affected by leucism.
May 22, 2022

White

(of coffee or tea) Containing cream, milk, or creamer.
May 22, 2022

White

The standard denomination of the playing pieces of a board game deemed to belong to the white set, no matter what the actual colour.
The white pieces in this set are in fact made of light green glass.
May 22, 2022

White

Pertaining to an ecclesiastical order whose adherents dress in white habits; Cistercian.
May 22, 2022

White

Honourable, fair; decent.
May 22, 2022

White

Grey, as from old age; having silvery hair; hoary.
May 22, 2022

White

(archaic) Characterized by freedom from that which disturbs, and the like; fortunate; happy; favourable.
May 22, 2022

White

(obsolete) Regarded with especial favour; favourite; darling.
May 22, 2022

White

(politics) Pertaining to constitutional or anti-revolutionary political parties or movements.
May 22, 2022

White

(of tea) Made from immature leaves and shoots.
May 22, 2022

White

(typography) Not containing characters; see white space.
May 22, 2022

White

(typography) Said of a symbol or character outline, not solid, not filled with color. Compare said of a character or symbol filled with color.
May 22, 2022

White

Characterised by the presence of snow.
A white Christmas
A white Easter
May 22, 2022

White

(of a set of armor) Alwhite, pertaining to white armor.
May 22, 2022

White

The color/colour of snow or milk; the colour of light containing equal amounts of all visible wavelengths.
May 22, 2022

White

A person of European descent with light-coloured skin.
May 22, 2022

White

Any butterfly of the subfamily Pierinae in the family Pieridae.
May 22, 2022

White

White wine.
May 22, 2022

White

White coffee
May 22, 2022

White

(countable) Any object or substance that is of the color white.
May 22, 2022

White

The albumen of bird eggs (egg white).
May 22, 2022

White

(anatomy) The sclera, white of the eye.
May 22, 2022

White

The cue ball in cue games.
May 22, 2022

White

Cocaine
May 22, 2022

White

The snow- or ice-covered "green" in snow golf.
May 22, 2022

White

A white pigment.
Venice white
May 22, 2022

White

A white bean
May 22, 2022

White

(archery) The central part of the butt, which was formerly painted white; the centre of a mark at which a missile is shot.
May 22, 2022

White

The enclosed part of a letter of the alphabet, especially when handwritten.
May 22, 2022

White

A feather, from the wing of the cock ostrich, that is of the palest possible shade.
May 22, 2022

White

(transitive) To make white; to whiten; to bleach.
May 22, 2022

White

Reflecting to the eye all the rays of the spectrum combined; not tinted with any of the proper colors or their mixtures; having the color of pure snow; snowy; - the opposite of black or dark; as, white paper; a white skin.
White as the whitest lily on a stream.
May 22, 2022

White

Destitute of color, as in the cheeks, or of the tinge of blood color; pale; pallid; as, white with fear.
Or whispering with white lips, "The foe!They come! they come!"
May 22, 2022

White

Having the color of purity; free from spot or blemish, or from guilt or pollution; innocent; pure.
White as thy fame, and as thy honor clear.
No whiter page than Addison's remains.
May 22, 2022

White

Gray, as from age; having silvery hair; hoary.
Your high engendered battles 'gainst a headSo old and white as this.
May 22, 2022

White

Characterized by freedom from that which disturbs, and the like; fortunate; happy; favorable.
On the whole, however, the dominie reckoned this as one of the white days of his life.
May 22, 2022

White

Regarded with especial favor; favorite; darling.
Come forth, my white spouse.
I am his white boy, and will not be gullet.
Driving their cattle continually with them, and feeding only upon their milk and white meats.
A pistol charged with white powder.
May 22, 2022

White

Something having the color of snow; something white, or nearly so; as, the white of the eye.
May 22, 2022

White

Specifically, the central part of the butt in archery, which was formerly painted white; the center of a mark at which a missile is shot.
'T was I won the wager, though you hit the white.
May 22, 2022

White

A person with a white skin; a member of the white, or Caucasian, races of men.
May 22, 2022

White

A white pigment; as, Venice white.
May 22, 2022

White

Any one of numerous species of butterflies belonging to Pieris, and allied genera in which the color is usually white. See Cabbage butterfly, under Cabbage.
May 22, 2022

White

To make white; to whiten; to whitewash; to bleach.
Whited sepulchers, which indeed appear beautiful outward, but are within full of . . . uncleanness.
So as no fuller on earth can white them.
May 22, 2022

White

A member of the Caucasoid race
May 22, 2022

White

The quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
May 22, 2022

White

Australian writer (1912-1990)
May 22, 2022

White

United States political journalist (1915-1986)
May 22, 2022

White

United States architect (1853-1906)
May 22, 2022

White

United States writer noted for his humorous essays (1899-1985)
May 22, 2022

White

United States educator who in 1865 (with Ezra Cornell) founded Cornell University and served as its first president (1832-1918)
May 22, 2022

White

A tributary of the Mississippi River that flows southeastward through northern Arkansas and southern Missouri
May 22, 2022

White

(board games) the lighter pieces
May 22, 2022

White

(usually in the plural) trousers
May 22, 2022

White

Turn white;
This detergent will whiten your laundry
May 22, 2022

White

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
May 22, 2022

White

Of or belonging to a racial group having light skin coloration;
Voting patterns within the white population
May 22, 2022

White

Free from moral blemish or impurity; unsullied;
In shining white armor
May 22, 2022

White

Marked by the presence of snow;
A white Christmas
The white hills of a northern winter
May 22, 2022

White

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
May 22, 2022

White

Glowing white with heat;
White flames
A white-hot center of the fire
May 22, 2022

White

Benevolent; without malicious intent;
White magic
A white lie
That's white of you
May 22, 2022

White

Of a surface; not written or printed on;
Blank pages
Fill in the blank spaces
A clean page
Wide white margins
May 22, 2022

White

(of coffee) having cream or milk added
May 22, 2022

White

Dressed (or especially habited) in white;
White nuns
May 22, 2022

White

(of hair) having lost its color;
The white hairs of old age
May 22, 2022

White

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
Lips white with terror
A face white with rage
May 22, 2022

White

Of summer nights in northern latitudes where the sun barely sets;
White nights
May 22, 2022

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