: a person having a pale face (as from fear)
whey-faced adjective

Word History

First Known Use

1605, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of whey-face was in 1605

Dictionary Entries Near whey-face

Cite this Entry

“Whey-face.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whey-face. Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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