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off-white

[ awf-hwahyt, -wahyt, of- ]
/ ˈɔfˈʰwaɪt, -ˈwaɪt, ˈɒf- /
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adjective

white mixed with a small amount of gray, yellow, or other light color.

noun

an off-white color.

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Origin of off-white

First recorded in 1925–30
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British Dictionary definitions for off-white

off-white

noun

a colour, such as cream or bone, consisting of white mixed with a tinge of grey or with a pale hue

adjective

of such a colouran off-white coat
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