Definition of white something out in English:

white something out

  • 1Obliterate a mistake with white correction fluid.
    More example sentences
    • A teacher at the school took a copy of the New York ballot paper, photocopied it and whited out all the nominees names, putting school subjects in their place.
    • The governor's office had whited out the answers.
    • They should release the documents containing the allegations against him, with the sensitive bits whited out.
  • 2Impair someone’s vision with a sudden bright light.
See parent entry: white

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day milord
Pronunciation: mɪˈlɔːd
noun
used to address an English nobleman