wheyface

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

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. whetstone,
  2. whew,
  3. whewellite,
  4. whey,
  5. wheyey,
  6. wheyish,
  7. whf,
  8. whf.,
  9. which,
  10. which is which

Origin of wheyface

First recorded in 1595–1605; whey + face

Related formswhey·faced, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for wheyface

wheyface

/ (ˈweɪˌfeɪs) /

noun

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

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