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English definition of “(as) white as a sheet”

(as) white as a sheet

If someone is (as) white as a sheet, their face is very pale, usually because of illness, shock, or fear.The skin, and skin colour
(Definition of (as) white as a sheet from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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