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1. white-collar

adjective. of or designating salaried professional or clerical work or workers.

Synonyms

  • professional
  • clerical
  • skilled

Antonyms

  • blue-collar
  • juvenile
  • amateur
  • nonprofessional

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Rhymes with White Elephant

2. elephant

noun. ['ˈɛləfənt'] five-toed pachyderm.

Synonyms

  • gomphothere
  • proboscis
  • proboscidian
  • trunk
  • African elephant
  • family Elephantidae
  • Indian elephant
  • rogue elephant
  • Loxodonta africana
  • mammoth
  • pachyderm
  • tusk
  • Elephantidae
  • Elephas maximus

Antonyms

  • little

Etymology

  • elefant (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. elephant

noun. ['ˈɛləfənt'] the symbol of the Republican Party; introduced in cartoons by Thomas Nast in 1874.

Synonyms

  • allegory

Etymology

  • elefant (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. white

adjective. ['ˈwaɪt, ˈhwaɪt'] being of the achromatic color of maximum lightness; having little or no hue owing to reflection of almost all incident light.

Synonyms

  • value
  • albescent
  • light

Antonyms

  • black
  • hotness
  • colorlessness
  • alive

Etymology

  • whit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hwit (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. white

adjective. ['ˈwaɪt, ˈhwaɪt'] of or belonging to a racial group having light skin coloration.

Synonyms

  • Caucasian
  • Caucasoid

Antonyms

  • chromatic
  • spread
  • newness

Etymology

  • whit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hwit (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. White

noun. a member of the Caucasoid race.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • Aryan
  • White race
  • honky
  • poor white trash
  • white man
  • white trash
  • Cassite
  • individual
  • Elamite
  • white Anglo-Saxon Protestant
  • WASP
  • whitey
  • honkey
  • mortal
  • paleface
  • white woman
  • Caucasoid race
  • person
  • White people
  • Circassian
  • Caucasian race
  • Kassite
  • honkie
  • Semite
  • Caucasian
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • unemotional person
  • worker
  • extrovert
  • debtor

7. white

noun. ['ˈwaɪt, ˈhwaɪt'] the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black).

Synonyms

  • alabaster
  • ivory
  • chalk
  • whiteness
  • pearl
  • hoariness
  • bone
  • frostiness
  • achromatic color
  • achromatic colour
  • bleach

Antonyms

  • black
  • underestimate
  • undervalue
  • overestimate

Etymology

  • whit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hwit (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. white

adjective. ['ˈwaɪt, ˈhwaɪt'] anemic looking from illness or emotion.

Synonyms

  • colourless
  • blanched
  • livid
  • ashen
  • colorless

Antonyms

  • bloody
  • human
  • spirited
  • colourful

Etymology

  • whit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hwit (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. white

adjective. ['ˈwaɪt, ˈhwaɪt'] benevolent; without malicious intent.

Antonyms

  • colored

Etymology

  • whit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hwit (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. white

verb. ['ˈwaɪt, ˈhwaɪt'] turn white.

Synonyms

  • colour
  • discolor
  • color
  • whiten
  • bleach

Antonyms

  • darken
  • ascend
  • rise
  • heavy

Etymology

  • whit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hwit (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Sentences with white-elephant


1. Noun Phrase
The white elephant gift exchange is a lighthearted Christmas party favorite as well as an excuse to unload unwanted gifts or give out gag gifts.

2. Noun Phrase
'Tis the season for festive cocktail parties, white elephant gift exchanges, New Year's celebrations, and holiday travel, which means you're bound to get more than a few invites.

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