from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. having white sidewalls
- n. a whitewall tyre / tire
- n. the spotted flycatcher
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The spotted flycatcher; -- so called from the white color of the under parts.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as white-baker.
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Here's what all that turbodiesel torque can do to a pair of much-abused "whitewall" tires.
In addition, he was instructed to get a Marines-type "whitewall" haircut, to wear an ill-fitting suit (it had belonged to his deceased father-in-law), and to describe himself as a penurious student at City College.
Color gloriously informs the identity of a vintage car with whitewall tires in Mexico City's Automobile Museum.
(A fine, cream-colored bead around the rim of the vessel looks like it could be a remnant of whitewall.)
Until recently, an old coupe with whitewall tires sat outside a barn in Madison, Conn., rusting among the pieces of junk in the backyard of a local firearms engineer.
This one was a 1925 V8 Custom Suburban, whitewall spares strapped to either side of the hood and spare gas cans fastened to the trunk.
It ' s a marvelous saga of dangerous missions, helt er-skelter innovation and clandestine activity, punc tuated by succulent reminders that this was the era of the Mad Men ' s paradise lost: the steaks, the martinis, a fight over a wife in a bar, the Buick with whitewall tires roaring past an old crusader castle.
It's like getting whitewall tires and a chauffeur for a Scion.
Dolly had never seen Our Lady of the Lake, but her whitewall tires spun up and down the gently rolling, landscaped hills.
For designers, sleek good taste became an inspiration as they decisively shifted away from the previously efflorescent period in car design, the fabulous 1950s, with its tailfins, hood ornaments, and whitewall tires.