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wheyface

[ hwey-feys, wey- ]
/ ˈʰweɪˌfeɪs, ˈweɪ- /
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noun

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

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Origin of wheyface

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

a pale bloodless face
a person with such a face

Derived forms of wheyface

wheyfaced, adjective
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