Definition of whitewall in English:


Syllabification: white·wall
Pronunciation: /ˈ(h)wītˌwôl


  • 1 (also whitewall tire) A tire with a white stripe around the outside, or a white sidewall.
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    • There is was, a white sleek long limousine shined to perfection, the whitewalls of the tires sparkling in the dust of the road.
    • As a result, excessive chrome, fins, and wide whitewalls became synonymous with what it meant to be an American.
    • With its big cushiony seat and gigantic whitewall tires I could ride over curbs and not even feel it.
  • 2 [as modifier] North American Denoting a haircut in which the sides of the head are shaved and the top and back are left longer.
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    • He's got an unflattering, Lyle Lovett-like haircut with whitewalls on the sides, and a trio of lines between his eyes as deep as the Marianas Trench.

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