Part of speech: adjective

Somewhat white.

Part of speech: noun


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Usage examples "whitish":

  1. Some were whitish, with a tinge of olive, like the Amazon itself; others were blue and transparent; while a third kind had waters as black as ink. - "Popular Adventure Tales", Mayne Reid.
  2. Happily we chanced to meet an old man, clothed in a whitish robe of some unknown substance, not unlike paper. - "HE", Andrew Lang.
  3. Several rusty cabbage- palmettos waved above the whitish, sandy soil surrounding it; one or two discouraged orange trees fruited despondently near the veranda. - "Quick Action", Robert W. Chambers.