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English definition of “lily-white”


adjective (CHARACTER)    /ˌlɪl.iˈwaɪt/
having a perfect character with no bad qualitiesVirtue and moral good
(Definition of lily-white adjective (CHARACTER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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