whey-face
noun Date: 1605 a person having a pale face (as from fear) • whey-faced adjective

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  • whey|face — «HWAY FAYS», noun. 1. a person having a pale face. 2. a pale face; pallid visage …   Useful english dictionary

  • whey-face — (hwāʹfās , wāʹ ) n. A person with a pallid face. * * * …   Universalium

  • whey-face — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a person having a pale face (as from fear) : weakling thou lily liver d boy … whey face Shakespeare * * * wheyˈ face noun A pale or white face • • • Main Entry: ↑whey …   Useful english dictionary

  • whey-faced — adjective see whey face …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Whey-faced — a. Having a pale or white face, as from fright. Whey faced cavaliers. Aytoun. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • whey|faced — «HWAY FAYST», adjective. having a white or pale face; pallid …   Useful english dictionary

  • whey-faced — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective : having a face suggestive of whey : pale, pallid straggled … in little processions, whey faced, thin, ragged Jan Struther * * * wheyˈ faced adjective Pale, esp with terror • • • Main Entry: ↑whey * * * adj. (of a person)… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Poker Face (песня Леди Гаги) — У этого термина существуют и другие значения, см. Poker face. «Poker Face» Сингл …   Википедия

  • wheyface — whey•face [[t]ˈ(h)weɪˌfeɪs, ˈweɪ [/t]] n. a face that or a person who is pallid, as from fear • Etymology: 1595–1605 whey′faced , adj …   From formal English to slang

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