whitish

[ hwahy-tish, wahy- ]
/ ˈʰwaɪ tɪʃ, ˈwaɪ- /

adjective

somewhat white; tending to white.

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Origin of whitish

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at white, -ish1

OTHER WORDS FROM whitish

whit·ish·ness, noun
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