Definition of waxen in English:
1Having a smooth, pale, translucent surface or appearance like that of wax: a canopy of waxen, creamy blooms
More example sentences
- His face was nearly colorless, his skin pale and waxen.
- The blossoms upon the lilac tree looked waxen in the pale light and filled the air with heavenly fragrance.
- The body was waxen and pale, grained like the ancient bark of an oak after rain.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan