wheyface

[ hwey-feys, wey- ]
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noun
  1. a face that or a person who is pallid, as from fear.

Origin of wheyface

1
First recorded in 1595–1605; whey + face

Other words from wheyface

  • wheyfaced, adjective

Words Nearby wheyface

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British Dictionary definitions for wheyface

wheyface

/ (ˈweɪˌfeɪs) /


noun
  1. a pale bloodless face

  2. a person with such a face

Derived forms of wheyface

  • wheyfaced, adjective

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