Definition of 'whitewash'
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The competition might not prove a total whitewash. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The rooms are chic and airy with whitewashed walls. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is a place to escape to, where you can sleep surrounded by whitewashed stone walls and lush gardens. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Expect whitewashed walls, four-poster beds and hammocks for afternoon snoozing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The hotel comprises 21 bungalows and three villas with whitewashed wood-panelled walls and flamboyant splashes of modern art. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There are two double rooms and three twin rooms, all en suite and set over two floors, with whitewashed walls and crisp cotton linen. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Its pretty cobbled streets and bright whitewashed buildings covered in pink flowers had taken my breath away. The Sun (2014)This cosy restaurant is the former village forge with thick whitewashed walls and dark wood tables. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Court crossed the whitewash after a series of pick and drives. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The enquiry will be seen as yet another whitewash. The Sun (2016)The result was a whitewash defeat that had the crowd nodding off. The Sun (2010)Relatives dismissed the report as a whitewash. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This exposes the inquiry as a total whitewash. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We pull up outside a whitewashed house. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Accommodation is in the main building or whitewashed villas furnished in a contemporary style. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The whitewashed walls were splashed with their blood. Times, Sunday Times (2012)On whitewashed walls hang some of his most iconic works as well as art influenced by him. The Sun (2016)The main building is a long whitewashed farmhouse just across the road from the duck pond on the village green. Eating the Sun: How Plants Power the Planet (2007) Another 5-0 whitewash could be on the cards. The Sun (2014)She lives in a whitewashed house deep in the home counties with pine trees in the drive and croquet hoops in the lawn. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Park House does not fit the usual image of a small whitewashed building set in rolling countryside. Times, Sunday Times (2013)My window looked out on to a quiet lane, flanked by wooden balconies jutting out from the whitewashed houses. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The report is a whitewash. The Sun (2015)A 5-0 series whitewash looks a real possibility. The Sun (2011)But the run bonanza was another giant step for England towards their target of a 4-0 series whitewash. The Sun (2011)The washout means England are certain at least to avoid a 7-0 whitewash in the series after losing the first four. The Sun (2006)The picture varies dramatically from one region to another, between the sunshine coasts and hilly inland villages, and from whitewashed town to whitewashed town. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'whitewash'
British English: whitewash /ˈwaɪtˌwɒʃ/ NOUN
Whitewash is a mixture of lime or chalk and water used for painting walls white.
- American English: whitewash
- Arabic: بَيَاضٌ لِطِلَاءِ الـجُدْران
- Brazilian Portuguese: cal
- Chinese: 刷石灰
- Croatian: bojati vapnom
- Czech: vápenné mléko k bílení
- Danish: kalk
- Dutch: witwassen
- European Spanish: encalar
- Finnish: maalata kalkkimaalilla
- French: lait à la chaux
- German: tünchen
- Greek: ασβεστώνω
- Italian: imbiancare
- Japanese: 漆喰を塗る
- Korean: 희게 회칠하다
- Norwegian: kalke
- Polish: pobielić
- European Portuguese: branquear
- Romanian: lapte de var
- Russian: белить
- Spanish: blanquear
- Swedish: bortförklara
- Thai: ปูนขาวทาผนัง
- Turkish: badanalamak
- Ukrainian: вапняний розчин для білення
- Vietnamese: quét vôi
British English: white-wash NOUN
White-wash is a mixture of lime or chalk and water that is used for painting walls white.
Definition of whitewash from the Collins English Dictionary
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