Definitions of white:
  • noun:   (board games) the lighter pieces
  • noun:   the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
  • noun:   a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows southeastward through northern Arkansas and southern Missouri
  • noun:   a member of the Caucasoid race
  • noun:   United States educator who in 1865 (with Ezra Cornell) founded Cornell University and served as its first president (1832-1918)
  • noun:   United States writer noted for his humorous essays (1899-1985)
  • noun:   United States architect (1853-1906)
  • noun:   United States political journalist (1915-1986)
  • noun:   Australian writer (1912-1990)
  • noun:   (usually in the plural) trousers
  • verb:   turn white
    Example: "This detergent will whiten your laundry"
  • adjective:   glowing white with heat
    Example: "White flames"
  • adjective:   restricted to whites only
    Example: "Under segregation there were even white restrooms and white drinking fountains"
  • adjective:   marked by the presence of snow
    Example: "A white Christmas"
  • adjective:   free from moral blemish or impurity; unsullied
    Example: "In shining white armor"
  • adjective:   of or belonging to a racial group having light skin coloration
    Example: "Voting patterns within the white population"
  • adjective:   of summer nights in northern latitudes where the sun barely sets
    Example: "White nights"
  • adjective:   being of the achromatic color of maximum lightness; having little or no hue owing to reflection of almost all incident light
    Example: "As white as fresh snow"
  • adjective:   (of hair) having lost its color
    Example: "The white hairs of old age"
  • adjective:   dressed (or especially habited) in white
    Example: "White nuns"
  • adjective:   (of coffee) having cream or milk added
  • adjective:   benevolent; without malicious intent
    Example: "White magic"
  • adjective:   of a surface; not written or printed on
    Example: "Wide white margins"
  • adjective:   ash-colored or anemic looking from illness or emotion
    Example: "Lips white with terror"
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 358 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #14)

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