1. (superl.) 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. (superl.) Destitute of color, as in the cheeks, or of the tinge of blood color; pale; pallid; as, white with fear.

3. (superl.) Having the color of purity; free from spot or blemish, or from guilt or pollution; innocent; pure.

4. (superl.) Gray, as from age; having silvery hair; hoary.

5. (superl.) Characterized by freedom from that which disturbs, and the like; fortunate; happy; favorable.

6. (superl.) Regarded with especial favor; favorite; darling.

7. (n.) 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. (n.) Something having the color of snow; something white, or nearly so; as, the white of the eye.

9. (n.) 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. (n.) A person with a white skin; a member of the white, or Caucasian, races of men.

11. (n.) A white pigment; as, Venice white.

12. (n.) 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. (v. t.) To make white; to whiten; to whitewash; to bleach.

American Indian Amerind Australian aborigine Bourbon Bushman Caucasian Chinese white Indian Malayan Mister Charley Mongolian Oriental Red Indian WASP achroma achromasia achromatic achromatosis achromic advanced advanced in life advanced in years aged alabaster albescence albinism albino albinoism albumen along in years ancient anemic argent argentine ashen ashy auspicious bare barium sulfate barren benign besnow black black man blackfellow blanc fixe blanch bland blank bleach bleached bled white blench blimp blond blondness bloodless blotless boy bright brown man burrhead cadaverous calcimine canescence canescent caviar chalk chalkiness chalky characterless chaste chloranemic clean cleanly clear colored person colorless coon creaminess cretaceous dainty darky dead deadly pale deathly pale decolor decolorize devoid dexter diehard dim dimmed dingy dirt-free discolored driven snow dull egg egg white eggshell elderly empty etiolate etiolated exsanguinated exsanguine exsanguineous extenuate faded faint fair fairness fallow fastidious featureless fish eggs flat fleece fleecy-white flour foam fortunate fresh frost frosted frostiness frosty ghastly glair glaucescence glaucousness gloss over gook gray gray with age gray-haired gray-headed grizzle grizzled grizzliness grizzly grown old haggard hoar hoariness hoary hollow honky hueless hypochromic immaculate impeccable inane innocent insipid ivory jigaboo jungle bunny kosher lackluster lactescence lactescent leaden leukoderma lightness lily lily-white livid lurid lusterless maggot marble marmoreal mat mealy milk milkiness milky muddy neutral niveous nonpolluted null null and void of cleanly habits ofay old old as Methuselah ovule pale pale as death pale-faced paleface paleness pallid paper pasty patriarchal pearl pearliness pipe-clay platinum propitious pure pure in heart pure white purehearted pygmy reactionarist reactionist red man redskin ritually pure roe royalist sallow senectuous sexually innocent sheet shiny sickly silver silvered silveriness silvery slant-eye smut-free smutless snow snow-white snowiness snowy spade spawn spotless stainless sugarcoat swan swan-white sweet tahar taintless tallow-faced the Man toneless tubbed ultraconservative unadulterated


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