dressed in white

wearing only the color white

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • White tie — (evening dress, full evening dress in the U.K.) is the most formal evening dress code. In the United Kingdom, civilian day court dress in the Royal court is similar to white tie. Yet, white tie has replaced it in formal state occasions, e.g.… …   Wikipedia

  • white coat rule — UK US noun [S] LAW, MARKETING ► in the US, a law that makes it illegal for doctors or actors dressed in white coats to look like doctors to advertise medical products on television …   Financial and business terms

  • white — white1 [ waıt, hwaıt ] adjective *** ▸ 1 of same color as milk ▸ 2 of race with pale skin ▸ 3 pale because sick/upset ▸ 4 about food/drink ▸ 5 completely fair/honest 1. ) something that is white is the same color as milk or snow. If something is… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • white — I UK [waɪt] / US / US [hwaɪt] adjective Word forms white : adjective white comparative whiter superlative whitest *** 1) something that is white is the same colour as milk or snow. If something is similar to this colour, you can say that it is a… …   English dictionary

  • White — adj., n., & v. adj. 1 resembling a surface reflecting sunlight without absorbing any of the visible rays; of the colour of milk or fresh snow. 2 approaching such a colour; pale esp. in the face (turned as white as a sheet). 3 less dark than other …   Useful english dictionary

  • white — adj., n., & v. adj. 1 resembling a surface reflecting sunlight without absorbing any of the visible rays; of the colour of milk or fresh snow. 2 approaching such a colour; pale esp. in the face (turned as white as a sheet). 3 less dark than other …   Useful english dictionary

  • White Party — The White Party is the name of a number of circuit parties held annually, catering to the LGBT communities. Its name comes from the requirement that party goers dress in all or almost all white. White Parties have taken place in New York City,… …   Wikipedia

  • white — [[t](h)wa͟ɪt[/t]] ♦ whiter, whitest, whites 1) COLOUR Something that is white is the colour of snow or milk. to bleed someone white → see bleed He had nice square white teeth... Issa s white beach hat gleamed in the harsh lights …   English dictionary

  • white tie — noun 1. bow tie worn as part of a man s formal evening dress • Hypernyms: ↑bow tie, ↑bow tie, ↑bowtie 2. formalwear consisting of full evening dress for men • Syn: ↑dress suit, ↑full dress, ↑tailcoat, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • white — hwaɪt /w n. color which has no hue, color of milk; something that is white in color (i.e. wine, game piece, etc.); white part of something (i.e of an egg, of a printed page, of the eye); person having pale skin, Caucasian adj. having a white… …   English contemporary dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.