Translation of "whitewash" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /ˈwaɪt·wɒʃ/ us /ˈhwɑɪtˌwɑʃ/

a white liquid that is a mixture of lime or powdered chalk and water, used for making walls or ceilings white

lechada de cal

an attempt to stop people from finding out the true facts about a situation

The official report on the killings has been denounced as a whitewash.
verb uk /ˈwaɪt·wɒʃ/ us /ˈhwɑɪtˌwɑʃ/

to paint something using whitewash

encalar, blanquear

(Translation of “whitewash” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)