[hwahyt-feyst, wahyt-]


having a white or pale face.
marked with white on the front of the head, as a horse.
having a white front or surface.

Origin of white-faced

First recorded in 1585–95
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Examples from the Web for white-faced

Contemporary Examples of white-faced

  • As the love song swelled, four white-faced models in white gowns assembled in a circle before the room went black.

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    Fashion Week Day 6

    Isabel Wilkinson

    February 16, 2010

Historical Examples of white-faced

  • Meg, white-faced and taciturn, went back to Wren's End on Tuesday night.

    Jan and Her Job

    L. Allen Harker

  • Lalage closed the door and then stood, waiting, white-faced and desperate.

    People of Position

    Stanley Portal Hyatt

  • Trembling, Lee stood up, with the mute, white-faced Aura clinging to him.

    The World Beyond

    Raymond King Cummings

  • Then a messenger, white-faced, arrived with a written note for the chief executive.

    Pariah Planet

    Murray Leinster

  • For an instant Azuba stared, white-faced, at the cremation of the bonnet.

    Cap'n Dan's Daughter

    Joseph C. Lincoln