Definitions for Whiteʰwaɪt, waɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. White, White person, Caucasian(noun)

    a member of the Caucasoid race

  2. white, whiteness(noun)

    the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)

  3. White, Edward White, Edward D. White, Edward Douglas White Jr.(noun)

    United States jurist appointed chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1910 by President Taft; noted for his work on antitrust legislation (1845-1921)

  4. White, Patrick White, Patrick Victor Martindale White(noun)

    Australian writer (1912-1990)

  5. White, T. H. White, Theodore Harold White(noun)

    United States political journalist (1915-1986)

  6. White, Stanford White(noun)

    United States architect (1853-1906)

  7. White, E. B. White, Elwyn Brooks White(noun)

    United States writer noted for his humorous essays (1899-1985)

  8. White, Andrew D. White, Andrew Dickson White(noun)

    United States educator who in 1865 (with Ezra Cornell) founded Cornell University and served as its first president (1832-1918)

  9. White, White River(noun)

    a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows southeastward through northern Arkansas and southern Missouri

  10. egg white, white, albumen, ovalbumin(noun)

    the white part of an egg; the nutritive and protective gelatinous substance surrounding the yolk consisting mainly of albumin dissolved in water

    "she separated the whites from the yolks of several eggs"

  11. white(noun)

    (board games) the lighter pieces

  12. flannel, gabardine, tweed, white(adj)

    (usually in the plural) trousers made of flannel or gabardine or tweed or white cloth

  13. white(adj)

    being of the achromatic color of maximum lightness; having little or no hue owing to reflection of almost all incident light

    "as white as fresh snow"; "a bride's white dress"

  14. white(adj)

    of or belonging to a racial group having light skin coloration

    "voting patterns within the white population"

  15. white(adj)

    free from moral blemish or impurity; unsullied

    "in shining white armor"

  16. white, snowy(adj)

    marked by the presence of snow

    "a white Christmas"; "the white hills of a northern winter"

  17. white, lily-white(adj)

    restricted to whites only

    "under segregation there were even white restrooms and white drinking fountains"; "a lily-white movement which would expel Negroes from the organization"

  18. white, white-hot(adj)

    glowing white with heat

    "white flames"; "a white-hot center of the fire"

  19. white(adj)

    benevolent; without malicious intent

    "that's white of you"

  20. blank, clean, white(adj)

    (of a surface) not written or printed on

    "blank pages"; "fill in the blank spaces"; "a clean page"; "wide white margins"

  21. white(adj)

    (of coffee) having cream or milk added

  22. white, whitened(adj)

    (of hair) having lost its color

    "the white hairs of old age"

  23. ashen, blanched, bloodless, livid, white(adj)

    anemic looking from illness or emotion

    "a face turned ashen"; "the invalid's blanched cheeks"; "tried to speak with bloodless lips"; "a face livid with shock"; "lips...livid with the hue of death"- Mary W. Shelley; "lips white with terror"; "a face white with rage"

  24. white(verb)

    of summer nights in northern latitudes where the sun barely sets

    "white nights"

  25. whiten, white(verb)

    turn white

    "This detergent will whiten your laundry"

Wiktionary

  1. white(Noun)

    The color/colour of snow or milk; the colour of light containing equal amounts of all visible wavelengths.

  2. white(Noun)

    A Caucasian person.

  3. white(Noun)

    The albumen of bird eggs (egg white).

  4. white(Noun)

    The sclera, white of the eye.

  5. white(Noun)

    A common name for the Pieris genus of butterflies.

  6. white(Noun)

    The cue ball in cue games.

  7. white(Noun)

    White wine.

  8. white(Noun)

    Street name for cocaine.

  9. white(Verb)

    To make white; to whiten; to bleach.

  10. white(Adjective)

    Bright and colourless; reflecting equal quantities of all frequencies of visible light.

  11. white(Adjective)

    Of Caucasian race.

  12. white(Adjective)

    Relatively light or pale in colour.

    white wine; white grapes

  13. white(Adjective)

    Containing cream, milk or creamer.

  14. white(Adjective)

    The standard denomination of the playing pieces of a board game deemed to belong to the white set, no matter what the actual colour.

    The white pieces in this set are in fact made of light green glass.

  15. white(Adjective)

    Pertaining to an ecclesiastical order whose adherents dress in white habits; Cistercian.

  16. white(Adjective)

    exhibiting traits popularly associated with Caucasian culture, especially European high culture, as opposed to African-American culture.

  17. white(Adjective)

    Lacking coloration from ultraviolet light.

  18. White(ProperNoun)

    , derived from the common noun white.

  19. Origin: whit, hwit, from hwit, from hwītaz, from ḱweytos 'to shine' (compare Lithuanian šviẽsti 'to gleam', свѣтъ 'light', свѣтьлъ 'clear, bright', 'white', श्वेत 'white, bright').

Webster Dictionary

  1. White

    reflecting to the eye all the rays of the spectrum combined; not tinted with any of the proper colors or their mixtures; having the color of pure snow; snowy; -- the opposite of black or dark; as, white paper; a white skin

  2. White

    destitute of color, as in the cheeks, or of the tinge of blood color; pale; pallid; as, white with fear

  3. White

    having the color of purity; free from spot or blemish, or from guilt or pollution; innocent; pure

  4. White

    gray, as from age; having silvery hair; hoary

  5. White

    characterized by freedom from that which disturbs, and the like; fortunate; happy; favorable

  6. White

    regarded with especial favor; favorite; darling

  7. White(noun)

    the color of pure snow; one of the natural colors of bodies, yet not strictly a color, but a composition of all colors; the opposite of black; whiteness. See the Note under Color, n., 1

  8. White(noun)

    something having the color of snow; something white, or nearly so; as, the white of the eye

  9. White(noun)

    specifically, the central part of the butt in archery, which was formerly painted white; the center of a mark at which a missile is shot

  10. White(noun)

    a person with a white skin; a member of the white, or Caucasian, races of men

  11. White(noun)

    a white pigment; as, Venice white

  12. White(noun)

    any one of numerous species of butterflies belonging to Pieris, and allied genera in which the color is usually white. See Cabbage butterfly, under Cabbage

  13. White(verb)

    to make white; to whiten; to whitewash; to bleach

  14. Origin: [OE. whit, AS. hwt; akin to OFries. and OS. hwt, D. wit, G. weiss, OHG. wz, hwz, Icel. hvtr, Sw. hvit, Dan. hvid, Goth. hweits, Lith. szveisti, to make bright, Russ. sviet' light, Skr. vta white, vit to be bright. 42. Cf. Wheat, Whitsunday.]

Freebase

  1. White

    White is the color of fresh milk and snow. It is the color the human eye sees when it looks at light which contains all the wavelengths of the visible spectrum, at full brightness and without absorption. It does not have any hue. As a symbol, white is the opposite of black, and often represents light in contrast with darkness. According to surveys in Europe and the United States, white is the color most often associated with innocence, perfection, the good, honesty, cleanliness, the beginning, the new, neutrality, lightness, and exactitude.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'White' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #441

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'White' in Written Corpus Frequency: #645

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'White' in Nouns Frequency: #1779

  4. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'White' in Adjectives Frequency: #48


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