Translation of white in Spanish:

white

Pronunciation: /hwaɪt; waɪt/

adjective/adjetivo (whiter, whitest)

  • 1 [paint/coat/car/cat] blanco; [bread/sugar/wine/chocolate] blanco; [grapes] blanco; [fish/meat] blanco; [coffee/tea] con leche she had a white wedding se casó de blanco Kleeno washes whiter than white Kleeno lava más blanco
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    • I smiled at my reflection and my pearly white teeth were visible and stood out from my tanned face.
    • Brighten up a plain white bathroom with these fresh colours from Dulux.
    • He was wearing a black jacket with white reflection marks, dark blue jeans and trainers.
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    • And what sauvignon blanc does for white wines, cabernet sauvignon can do for reds.
    • This is achieved by pressing the red grapes rapidly to produce white wine without a trace of colour.
    • It has become a bit famous in recent years for its white wines, especially chenin blanc.
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    • Just don't ask for a white coffee - you'll get condensed milk already in the cup, urgh.
    • We drank flat white coffees, and Ray noticed me looking at the blurry blue tattoo on his forearm.
    • She was still smiling when she carried the two white coffees up the rickety wooden stairs.
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    • For lunch I like corned beef, white rice and fried onions, which I've eaten for as long as I can remember.
    • Nihan pointed out a popular dish where a raw egg is mixed with hot white rice and soy sauce.
    • I snack on tons of Inarizushi - it's white rice stuffed inside sweetened tofu wrapping.
  • 2 2.1 (pale) blanco he went white (with fear/shock/anger) se puso blanco or pálido (de miedo/susto/rabia) 2.2 (Caucasian) blanco white man [dated/anticuado] blanco (masculine)
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    • In the colonial context, the camera wielded by white Europeans was an intrusive weapon of domination.
    • Two of the survivors are white European and the rest are mainland Chinese nationals.
    • Most participants were white Europeans who were being treated by their general practitioner.
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    • Cautiously, he rolled her over to find her face pale, deathly white, and covered with blood.
    • White scars stood prominently out against her tanned skin.
    • Kay's face turned pale white, so white that she looked like a ghost.

noun/nombre

  • 1 uncountable/no numerable (color) blanco (masculine) she was married in white se casó de blanco
  • 2 countable/numerable also
    (White)
    (person) blanco, (masculine, feminine)
  • 4
    (whites plural)
    4.1 (laundry) ropa (feminine) blanca 4.2 (especially British English/especialmente inglés británico) [Sport/Deporte] he was in tennis/cricket whites llevaba el equipo blanco de tenis/cricket
  • 6 (in board games) 6.1 countable/numerable (piece) blanca (feminine) 6.2 (player) also
    (White)
    (no article/sin artículo) white: Karpov blancas: Karpov and white resigned y las blancas abandonaron

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