Definition of whitish
OTHER WORDS FROM whitishwhit·ish·ness, noun
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By the time Steve Miller reached Brooklyn, whitish flakes were falling from the sky.Sept. 11, 2001: An ordinary work day, then surreal scenes of dread and death|David Maraniss|September 10, 2021|Washington Post
The surface of the river is yellowish, lit with the early morning sun, and the mist rising from it is whitish.
These small whitish spikes can be steamed, boiled, or fried as a tasty vegetable.
Spectrometers identify materials by the specific colors of light they absorb and reflect, and the spacecraft’s readings suggested that the whitish bands were made of materials called carbonates.Local asteroid Bennu used to be filled with tiny rivers|Charlie Wood|October 8, 2020|Popular-Science
This bird also has a whitish streak over the eye, which seems wanting in A. streperus.Birds of Guernsey (1879)|Cecil Smith
The whitish patches of pharyngomycosis leptothrica are largely composed of these fungi.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
If the ground is well burned it will be a little crusty and whitish, and will pulverize beautifully.
The antennae are ciliated, whitish above, and brownish beneath.
Crystalline epidote, and whitish quartz, apparently from a vein.