from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Pure white; white as snow.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. As white as snow; exceptionally white.
  • adj. A white person, especially a woman

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. White as snow; very white.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • White as snow; very white.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of the white color of snow


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  • Remembering the incident, Mr. McCullough's snow-white eyebrows curl in pain.

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  • During the day, her snow-white hair was pulled back in a neat bun, but at night I remember sitting on the black leather chaise at the end of her bed and watching her brush out the long strands.

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  • I looked at her and marveled that she had my wide forehead, little almond-shaped eyes, snow-white skin.

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  • He turned a picture frame toward me, showing a smiling, plump-cheeked woman with snow-white hair piled on top of her head.

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  • Justine met his gaze, her chin lifted, waves of lustrous coffee-brown hair framing her beautiful snow-white face.

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  • Weizsäcker had snow-white hair brushed neatly across his high forehead with warm expressive eyes set into a gentle face.

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  • We will no longer enter only in the uniforms of service they demand, the snow-white uniforms that mark us as their waiting staff.

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  • And the human voice, the voice of a god, issuing from the throat of the tiny, snow-white bird, had made Michael go back on his haunches, while, with eyes and nostrils, he quested the steerage for the human who had spoken.


  • As Michael started out of the room on the end of a rope, a plaintive call of reminder came from the window-sill, where perched a tiny, snow-white cockatoo.



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