whitewall

[hwahyt-wawl, wahyt-]

noun

a rubber tire for an automobile, bicycle, etc., whose sidewall is colored white.

Nearby words

  1. whites,
  2. whitesmith,
  3. whitethorn,
  4. whitethroat,
  5. whitetip shark,
  6. whitewash,
  7. whitewater,
  8. whitewater rafting,
  9. whitewing,
  10. whitewood

Origin of whitewall

First recorded in 1950–55; white + (side)wall

Also called whitewall tire.

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British Dictionary definitions for whitewall

whitewall

noun

a pneumatic tyre having white sidewalls
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