Words nearby white lie
How to use white lie in a sentence
The breakdown of the 114th Congress is 80 percent white, 80 percent male, and 92 percent Christian.
If Congress accurately reflected our nation on the basis of race, about 63 percent would be white, not 80 percent.
There were rumors of shrieks and flashes emanating from the well, and reports of a figure in white.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The FBI raided his home in 2000 with an affidavit questioning his use of $200,000 from his white supremacist fundraising.
But after winning 55 percent of the white vote, Duke had a database of supporters some politicians coveted.
And she would be wearing some of the jewels with the white dress—just a few, not many, of course.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
None other would dare to show herself unveiled to a stranger, and a white man at that.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
One would not have wanted her white neck a mite less full or her beautiful arms more slender.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
That evening in the gondola, with one old and two newer friends, is marked with a white stone in my recollection.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
They are ovoid in shape, and lie in pairs, end to end, often forming short chains.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
British Dictionary definitions for white lie
Other Idioms and Phrases with white lie
An untruth told to spare feelings or from politeness, as in She asked if I liked her dress, and of course I told a white lie. This term uses white in the sense of “harmless.” [First half of 1700s]