whiteadjectiveuk /waɪt/ us /waɪt/
white adjective (COLOUR)
- The bride's hair was adorned with pearls and white flowers.
- Factory chimneys belched dense white smoke into the sky.
- I like the contrast of the white trousers with the black jacket.
- The book's cover has white lettering on a blue background.
- It was a seaside town filled with small white bungalows.
white adjective (PEOPLE)
- The first white settlers journeyed across America in covered wagons.
- They claimed that white workers are being paid more than there black counterparts.
- The South African team now includes both black and white players.
- Her mother had prohibited her from marrying a white man.
- White people are at greater risk of getting skin cancer.
whitenounuk /waɪt/ us /waɪt/
white noun (COLOUR)