What is another word for whitish?

Pronunciation: [wˈa͡ɪtɪʃ] (IPA)

Whitish is a word that describes something that is slightly white in colour. There are several synonyms that can be used to describe a whitish shade. Some of these synonyms include pale, off-white, cream, cream-coloured, ivory, alabaster and milky. Each of these words is suitable for describing a slight white hue that is not quite pure white. Pale refers to a light colour, while cream and ivory describe colours that are slightly creamy. Alabaster is a white colour with a hint of grey, while milky has a slightly blueish undertone. These synonyms can be used in various contexts, from describing skin tones and fabrics to food and drinks.

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What are the opposite words for whitish?

Whitish means having a tint or shade of white or pale in color. The antonyms of whitish are words that stand for a lack of white or pale, often representing darker or vibrant colors. They include words like black, dark, deep, colorful, vivid, and tinted. These antonyms are commonly used to describe objects, animals, clothing, and other things that are not white or lack any pale or light coloring. For instance, the night sky is dark, and a blackboard is black, whereas a peacock is colorful with vivid hues. Using these antonyms enables one to describe objects with precision and improve their writing by avoiding the usage of a repetitive word like whitish.

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Usage examples for Whitish

On the southwest the horizon, previously whitish, darkened.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz
We examined the feed which had been given him last night, and found some of it mixed with a whitish powder.
"The Man from Jericho"
Edwin Carlile Litsey
But through that whitish mud their eyes were steel-blue and struck fire like steel when they told me of the good victory they had shared in, and of the enemy's flight before them-all this without a touch of brag, with a fine and sweet simplicity, with a manly frankness.
"From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917"
Philip Gibbs

Famous quotes with Whitish

  • Overhead the hollow stretch of whitish cloud shutting out the sky was as a tent which had the whole heath for its floor.
    Thomas Hardy

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