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  Words related to white

Related / Similar Words: flannel, gabardine, tweed, whiteness, White, White River, white person, Caucasian, Andrew D. White, Andrew Dickson White, E. B. White, Elwyn Brooks White, Stanford White, T. H. White, Theodore Harold White, Patrick White, Patrick Victor Martindale White, whiten, caucasian, achromatic, ashen, blanched, bloodless, livid, whitened, blank, clean, white-hot, lily-white, snowy


  • (usually in the plural) trousers;
  • (board games) the lighter pieces;
  • the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black);
  • a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows southeastward through northern Arkansas and southern Missouri;
  • a member of the Caucasoid race;
  • United States educator who in 1865 (with Ezra Cornell) founded Cornell University and served as its first president (1832-1918);
  • United States writer noted for his humorous essays (1899-1985);
  • United States architect (1853-1906);
  • United States political journalist (1915-1986);
  • Australian writer (1912-1990);
  • turn white; "This detergent will whiten your laundry";
  • of or belonging to a racial group having light skin coloration; "voting patterns within the white population";
  • of summer nights in northern latitudes where the sun barely sets; "white nights";
  • 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";
  • 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;
  • (of hair) having lost its color; "the white hairs of old age";
  • dressed (or especially habited) in white; "white nuns";
  • (of coffee) having cream or milk added;
  • of a surface; not written or printed on; "blank pages"; "fill in the blank spaces"; "a clean page"; "wide white margins";
  • benevolent; without malicious intent; "white magic"; "a white lie"; "that''s white of you";
  • glowing white with heat; "white flames"; "a white-hot center of the fire";
  • 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";
  • marked by the presence of snow; "a white Christmas"; "the white hills of a northern winter";
  • free from moral blemish or impurity; unsullied; "in shining white armor";

    See Also: light, light-colored


    Hyponyms: alabaster, bleach, bone, ivory, pearl, off-white, chalk, frostiness, hoariness, Aryan, Circassian, paleface, Semite, Kassite, Cassite, Elamite, white man, white woman, white trash, poor white trash, poor white, whitey, honky, honkey, honkie, WASP, white Anglo-Saxon Protestant, blanco


    Attributes: value


    Part Meronyms: Arkansas, Land of Opportunity, AR, Missouri, Show Me State, MO


    Member Meronyms: White race, White people, Caucasoid race, Caucasian race


    Derivational Morphology: whiten, whiteness, bleaching agent, bleach, blanching agent, whitener, whitening, lightening


    Anagrams: withe


    Language Translations:
    Albanian: bardhë   Basque: zuri  
    Bosnian: bijela and bijelac   Breton: gwenn  
    Bulgarian: бял and бяло   Catalan: blanc  
    Chinese: and 白種人 and 白色   Croatian: bio  
    Danish: hvid   Dutch: blank and blanke and wit  
    Esperanto: blanka and blanko   Estonian: valge  
    Finnish: valkoinen   French: blanc  
    Frisian: wyt   Galician: branco  
    German: weiß and Weiße   Greek: άσπρο  
    Hebrew: לָבָן and לבן   Hindi: सफेद  
    Hungarian: fehér   Icelandic: hvítur  
    Ido: blanka   Indonesian: bule and orang kulit putih and putih  
    Interlingua: blanc and blanco   Irish: bán  
    Italian: bianco   Japanese: and 白い  
    Korean: 희다   Kurdish: spî  
    Latin: albus   Latvian: baltais and balts  
    Lithuanian: baltas   Malayalam: വെളുപ്പ്  
    Maltese: abjad   Norwegian: hvite  
    Novial: blanki   Polish: biały  
    Portuguese: branco   Romanian: alb  
    Russian: белый   Slovak: biely  
    Slovene: bel   Spanish: blanco  
    Swedish: vit and vitt   Tagalog: puti  
    Telugu: తెలుపు and తెల్లని and తెల్లవారు   Turkish: beyaz  
    Vietnamese: bạch and trắng   Welsh: gwyn  
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