whey-face

noun
\ ˈ(h)wā-ˌfās How to pronounce whey-face (audio) \

Definition of whey-face

: a person having a pale face (as from fear)

Other Words from whey-face

whey-faced \ ˈ(h)wā-​ˌfāst How to pronounce whey-faced (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of whey-face

1605, in the meaning defined above

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“Whey-face.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whey-face. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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