waxen

adjective wax·en \ ˈwak-sən \

Definition of waxen

1 : made of or covered with wax
2 : resembling wax: such as
a : easily molded : pliable
b : seeming to lack vitality or animation : pallid
c : lustrously smooth

First Known Use of waxen

before 12th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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waxen

adjective wax·en \ ˈwak-sən \

Definition of waxen for Students

: lacking vitality or animation : pale a waxen face


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