Definitions for white

Definitions for (noun) white

Main entry: flannel, gabardine, tweed, white

Definition: (usually in the plural) trousers made of flannel or gabardine or tweed or white cloth

Main entry: white

Definition: (board games) the lighter pieces

Main entry: white, whiteness

Definition: the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)

Main entry: egg white, white, ovalbumin, albumen

Definition: the white part of an egg; the nutritive and protective gelatinous substance surrounding the yolk consisting mainly of albumin dissolved in water

Usage: she separated the whites from the yolks of several eggs

Main entry: White, White River

Definition: a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows southeastward through northern Arkansas and southern Missouri

Main entry: Caucasian, White, White person

Definition: a member of the Caucasoid race

Main entry: White, Andrew D. White, Andrew Dickson White

Definition: United States educator who in 1865 (with Ezra Cornell) founded Cornell University and served as its first president (1832-1918)

Main entry: White, Elwyn Brooks White, E. B. White

Definition: United States writer noted for his humorous essays (1899-1985)

Main entry: White, Stanford White

Definition: United States architect (1853-1906)

Main entry: White, Theodore Harold White, T. H. White

Definition: United States political journalist (1915-1986)

Main entry: White, Patrick Victor Martindale White, Patrick White

Definition: Australian writer (1912-1990)

Main entry: Edward D. White, Edward Douglas White Jr., Edward White, White

Definition: United States jurist appointed chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1910 by President Taft; noted for his work on antitrust legislation (1845-1921)

Definitions for (verb) white

Main entry: white, whiten

Definition: turn white

Usage: This detergent will whiten your laundry

Definitions for (adj) white

Main entry: white

Definition: of or belonging to a racial group having light skin coloration

Usage: voting patterns within the white population

Main entry: white

Definition: of summer nights in northern latitudes where the sun barely sets

Usage: white nights

Main entry: white

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

Usage: as white as fresh snow; a bride's white dress

Main entry: blanched, bloodless, white, ashen, livid

Definition: anemic looking from illness or emotion

Usage: 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

Main entry: white, whitened

Definition: (of hair) having lost its color

Usage: the white hairs of old age

Main entry: white

Definition: (of coffee) having cream or milk added

Main entry: white, clean, blank

Definition: (of a surface) not written or printed on

Usage: blank pages; fill in the blank spaces; a clean page; wide white margins

Main entry: white

Definition: benevolent; without malicious intent

Usage: that's white of you

Main entry: white, white-hot

Definition: glowing white with heat

Usage: white flames; a white-hot center of the fire

Main entry: lily-white, white

Definition: restricted to whites only

Usage: under segregation there were even white restrooms and white drinking fountains; a lily-white movement which would expel Negroes from the organization

Main entry: snowy, white

Definition: marked by the presence of snow

Usage: a white Christmas; the white hills of a northern winter

Main entry: white

Definition: free from moral blemish or impurity; unsullied

Usage: in shining white armor

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