Definition of “waxen” - English Dictionary

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“waxen” in British English

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waxenadjective

uk /ˈwæk.sən/ us /ˈwæk.sən/ literary

A waxen face has pale, shiny skin and does not look healthy:

a waxen complexion

(Definition of “waxen” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)