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Idioms about white

Origin of white

First recorded before 900; Middle English whit(e), Old English hw墨t; cognate with German weiss, Old Norse hv墨tr, Gothic hweits; akin to wheat

OTHER WORDS FROM white

half-white, adjectiveun路white, adjective

Other definitions for white (2 of 2)

White
[ wahyt, hwahyt ]
/ wa瑟t, 拾wa瑟t /

noun
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How to use white in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for white (1 of 3)

white
/ (wa瑟t) /

adjective
noun
verb
(usually foll by out) to create or leave white spaces in (printed or other matter)
obsolete to make or become white
See also white out, whites

Derived forms of white

whitely, adverbwhiteness, nounwhitish, adjective

Word Origin for white

Old English hw墨t; related to Old Frisian hw墨t, Old Saxon hw墨t, Old Norse hv墨tr, Gothic hveits, Old High German hw墨z (German weiss)

British Dictionary definitions for white (2 of 3)

White1
/ (wa瑟t) /

noun
a person, esp one of European ancestry, from a human population having light pigmentation of the skin
adjective
denoting or relating to a White person or White people

British Dictionary definitions for white (3 of 3)

White2
/ (wa瑟t) /

noun
Gilbert. 1720鈥93, English clergyman and naturalist, noted for his Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne (1789)
Jimmy. born 1962, English snooker player
Marco Pierre. born 1961, British chef and restaurateur
Patrick (Victor Martindale). 1912鈥90, Australian novelist: his works include Voss (1957), The Eye of the Storm (1973), and A Fringe of Leaves (1976): Nobel prize for literature 1973
T (erence) H (anbury). 1906鈥64, British novelist: author of the Arthurian sequence The Once and Future King (1939鈥58)
Willard (Wentworth) (藞w瑟l蓱藧d). born 1946, British operatic bass, born in Jamaica
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Other Idioms and Phrases with white

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