US: /ˈhwaɪt/, /ˈwaɪt/
UK: /wˈa‍ɪt/

English Vietnamese dictionary

white /wait/
  • tính từ
    • trắng, bạch, bạc
      • white hair: tóc bạc
    • tái mét, xanh nhợt, trắng bệch
      • to turn (go) white: tái đi, nhợt nhạt
      • to bleed white: lấy máu làm cho (người bệnh) tái đi; (nghĩa bóng) bòn rút hết của, làm cho khánh kiệt
      • to be as white as a sheet: xanh như tàu lá
    • trong, không màu sắc (nước, không khí...)
    • (nghĩa bóng) ngây th, trong trắng; tinh, sạch, sạch sẽ; (nghĩa bóng) vô tội
      • to have white hands: có tay sạch; (nghĩa bóng) vô tội; lưng thiện
    • (chính trị) (thuộc) phái quân chủ; phn cách mạng, phn động
    • white elephant
      • voi trắng
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) vật cồng kềnh đắt tiền mà không có ích gì lắm
    • to show the white feather
      • (xem) feather
    • white light
      • ánh sáng mặt trời
    • (nghĩa bóng) nhận xét khách quan
    • white war
      • chiến tranh không đổ máu, chiến tranh kinh tế
    • while witch
      • thầy phù thuỷ chỉ làm điều thiện
  • danh từ
    • màu trắng
    • sắc tái, sự tái nhợt
      • her face was a deadly white: mặt cô ta tái nhợt di như thây ma
    • vi trắng, quần áo trắng, đồ trắng
      • to be dressed in white: mặc đồ trắng
    • lòng trắng (trứng); tròng trắng (mắt)
      • the white of an egg: lòng trắng trứng
      • the white of the eye: tròng trắng mắt
    • bột trắng (mì, đại mạch...)
    • người da trắng
    • (y học) khí hư

Advanced English dictionary

adjective, noun
+ adjective (whiter, whitest)
1 having the colour of fresh snow or milk: a crisp white shirt + white bread + a set of perfect white teeth + His hair was as white as snow. + The horse was almost pure white in colour.
2 belonging to or connected with a race of people who have pale skin: white middle-class families + She writes about her experiences as a black girl in a predominantly white city.
3 (of the skin) pale because of emotion or illness: white with anger / shock / fear + She went white as a sheet when she heard the news.
4 (BrE) (of tea or coffee) with milk added: Two white coffees, please. + Do you take your coffee black or white?
Compare: BLACK
whiteness noun [U, sing.]
+ noun
1 [U] the colour of fresh snow or milk: the pure white of the newly painted walls + She was dressed all in white.
2 [C, usually pl.] a member of a race or people who have pale skin
3 [U, C] white wine: Would you like red or white? + a very dry white
4 [C, U] the part of an egg that surrounds the YOLK (= the yellow part): Use the whites of two eggs.
5 [C, usually pl.] the white part of the eye: The whites of her eyes were bloodshot.
6 (whites) [pl.] white clothes, sheets, etc. when they are separated from coloured ones to be washed: (BrE) Don't wash whites and coloureds together. + (AmE) Don't wash whites and colors together.
7 (whites) [pl.] white clothes worn for playing some sports: cricket / tennis whites
Idioms see BLACK n.

Thesaurus dictionary

1 snow-white, snowy, chalk-white, chalky, ivory, creamy, milky, milk-white, oyster-white, off-white; silver, hoary:
Many buildings in the tropics are painted white. Do you believe that a person's hair can turn white overnight?
2 pale, pallid, pasty, wan, whey-faced, ashen, bloodless, drained, whitish, waxen, ghastly, ghostly, anaemic, dead white, deathly white, cadaverous, corpse-like:
Her black dress contrasted starkly with her white complexion.
3 innocent, pure, unsullied, stainless, unblemished, spotless, immaculate, virginal, virtuous, undefiled, chaste:
She came to you with white hands, which you have sought to dirty with your vicious accusations.
4 Caucasian, Caucasoid, light-skinned, fair-skinned, pale-complexioned:
The American Indian was - and still is - treated very unfairly by the White man.

Collocation dictionary


Whisk the egg whites until stiff.


beat, whip, whisk


the white of an egg
Use the whites of two eggs.

1 of the colour of snow or milk


dead, pure | bright, brilliant | bone, creamy, icy, milky | dirty, off- | plain
> Special page at COLOUR


as white as snow

2 very pale because of illness or fear


be, look | go, turn


extremely, very | rather


He turned white with anger.


as white as a sheet

Concise English dictionary

whites|whiter|whitesthwaɪt /w-
+a member of the Caucasoid race
+the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
+United States jurist appointed chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1910 by President Taft; noted for his work on antitrust legislation (1845-1921)
+Australian writer (1912-1990)
+United States political journalist (1915-1986)
+United States architect (1853-1906)
+United States writer noted for his humorous essays (1899-1985)
+United States educator who in 1865 (with Ezra Cornell) founded Cornell University and served as its first president (1832-1918)
+a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows southeastward through northern Arkansas and southern Missouri
+the white part of an egg; the nutritive and protective gelatinous substance surrounding the yolk consisting mainly of albumin dissolved in water
+(board games) the lighter pieces
+(usually in the plural) trousers made of flannel or gabardine or tweed or white cloth
+turn white
+being of the achromatic color of maximum lightness; having little or no hue owing to reflection of almost all incident light
+of or belonging to a racial group having light skin coloration
+free from moral blemish or impurity; unsullied
+marked by the presence of snow
+restricted to whites only
+glowing white with heat
+benevolent; without malicious intent
+(of a surface) not written or printed on
+(of coffee) having cream or milk added
+(of hair) having lost its color
+anemic looking from illness or emotion
+of summer nights in northern latitudes where the sun barely sets