wheyface

[hwey-feys, wey-]

noun

a face that or a person who is pallid, as from fear.

Origin of wheyface

First recorded in 1595–1605; whey + face
Related formswhey·faced, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for wheyface

wheyface

noun

a pale bloodless face
a person with such a face
Derived Formswheyfaced, adjective
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