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Definition of "whitish" []

  • Somewhat white. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "whitish" in a sentence
  • "I was too exhausted to pursue for further elaboration and spent the afternoon lying around with an iv, but I'm still, a year later, I'm totally perplexed by that illness. can food poisoning really result in whitish-grey paint poop?"
  • "The best myrrhe is known by little peeces which are not round; and when they grow together, they yeeld a certain whitish liquour which issueth and resolveth from them, and if a man breake them into morsels, it hath white veines resembling men's nails, and in tast is somewhat bitter."
  • "When we come to reported falls of gelatinous substances, I'd like it to be noticed how often they are described as whitish or grayish."