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[hwahyt-feyst, wahyt-] /ˈʰwaɪtˌfeɪst, ˈwaɪt-/
having a white or pale face.
marked with white on the front of the head, as a horse.
having a white front or surface.
Origin of white-faced
First recorded in 1585-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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Examples from the Web for white-faced
Contemporary Examples
  • As the love song swelled, four white-faced models in white gowns assembled in a circle before the room went black.

Historical Examples
  • Meg, white-faced and taciturn, went back to Wren's End on Tuesday night.

    Jan and Her Job L. Allen Harker
  • Lalage closed the door and then stood, waiting, white-faced and desperate.

    People of Position Stanley Portal Hyatt
  • Trembling, Lee stood up, with the mute, white-faced Aura clinging to him.

    The World Beyond Raymond King Cummings
  • Then a messenger, white-faced, arrived with a written note for the chief executive.

    Pariah Planet Murray Leinster
  • For an instant Azuba stared, white-faced, at the cremation of the bonnet.

    Cap'n Dan's Daughter Joseph C. Lincoln
  • "I give you nothing," flashed the white-faced youth, who did not lack for spirit.

    Captain Blood Rafael Sabatini
  • white-faced, black-browed Giacopo scowled at this proclamation of her identity.

    The Shame of Motley Raphael Sabatini
  • He looked at her, white-faced an instant, then turned on his heel and made for the door.

    The Sea-Hawk Raphael Sabatini
  • But Bentley, white-faced, had already clicked up the receiver.

    The Mind Master Arthur J. Burks

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