off-white off-white n. a grayish white.

Syn: tattletale gray, tattletale grey. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • off-white — n [U] a white colour that has some yellow or grey in it >off white adj ▪ an off white blouse …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • off-white — (n.) white with a tinge of gray or yellow, 1927, from OFF (Cf. off) (adv.) + WHITE (Cf. white) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • off-white — adj. tending toward white; not pure white. Syn: whitish. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • off-white — adjective something that is off white is a white color that is slightly yellow or gray …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • off-white — off′ white′ adj. 1) white mixed with a small amount of gray, yellow, or other light color 2) an off white color • Etymology: 1925–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • off-white — [ôf′hwīt΄, ôf′wīt΄] adj. of any of various shades of grayish white or yellowish white …   English World dictionary

  • off-white — ► NOUN ▪ a white colour with a grey or yellowish tinge …   English terms dictionary

  • Off White — For the color, see Off white. Off White Studio album by James White and the Blacks …   Wikipedia

  • off-white — COLOUR Something that is off white is not pure white, but slightly grey or yellow. off white shirt …   English dictionary

  • off-white — noun (U) a white that has some yellow or grey in it off white adjective: an off white blouse …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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