Übersetzung von “white” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


adjectivewhite /ʰwaɪt, waɪt/
having the color of snow

a white shirt
une chemise blanche
(of a person) belonging to the race of people with light-colored skin

a white woman in her late forties
une femme blanche approchant de la cinquantaine
very pale because of fear, illness, etc.
pâle , blême

His face turned white with fear.
Son visage a pâli/blêmi de peur.
(of wine) having a light yellow color
blanc masculine

a glass of white wine
un verre de vin blanc
Brit (of a cup of tea or coffee) with milk
au lait

a white coffee
un café au lait


nounwhite /ʰwaɪt, waɪt/
countable-uncountable the color of snow
blanc masculine

Let's paint the bathroom white.
Peignons la salle de bain en blanc.
countable a person belonging to the race of people with light-colored skin
Blanc/Blanche masculine-feminine

blacks and whites working together
les Noirs et les Blancs travaillant ensemble
countable-uncountable the transparent liquid inside an egg
blanc masculine

Next, beat the egg whites.
Ensuite, battez les blancs d'œufs.

(Übersetzung von “white” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


adjective /wait/

of the colour of the paper on which these words are printed

The bride wore a white dress.

having light-coloured skin, through being of European etc descent

the first white man to explore Africa.

abnormally pale, because of fear, illness etc

He went white with shock.

with milk in it

(au) lait
A white coffee, please.
whiten verb

to make or become white or whiter

She used a little bleach to whiten the sheets.
whiteness noun

whitening noun

a substance used to make certain things (eg tennis shoes) white again.

whitish adjective

fairly white; close to white

a whitish colour
white-collar adjective

(of workers, jobs etc) not manual; (working) in an office etc.

de bureau
white elephant

a useless, unwanted possession.

objet superflu
white horse noun

(usually in plural) a wave that has a crest of white foam.

white-hot adjective

(of metals) so hot that they have turned white

chauffé à blanc
a white-hot poker.
white lie

a not very serious lie

pieux mensonge
I’d rather tell my mother a white lie than tell her the truth and upset her.
whitewash noun

a mixture of usually lime and water, used for whitening walls.

lait/blanc de chaux
whitewashed adjective

blanchi à la chaux



a white-skinned person

blanc, blanche
racial trouble between blacks and whites.

(also egg-white) the clear fluid in an egg, surrounding the yolk

blanc (d’œuf)
This recipe says to separate the yolks from the whites.

(of an eye) the white part surrounding the pupil and iris

The whites of her eyes are bloodshot.

(Übersetzung von “white” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)