• Whitewashing Definition & Synonyms

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Whitewash

• Whitewash Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) In various games, to defeat (an opponent) so that he fails to score, or to reach a certain point in the game; to skunk.
  2. (v. t.) To apply a white liquid composition to; to whiten with whitewash.
  3. (v. t.) To make white; to give a fair external appearance to; to clear from imputations or disgrace; hence, to clear (a bankrupt) from obligation to pay debts.
  4. (n.) A composition of line and water, or of whiting size, and water, or the like, used for whitening walls, ceilings, etc.; milk of lime.
  5. (n.) Any wash or liquid composition for whitening something, as a wash for making the skin fair.