whited

adjective

whit·​ed ˈ(h)wī-təd How to pronounce whited (audio)
1
: covered with white or whiting and especially with whitewash
2
: made white : whitened

Word History

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of whited was before the 12th century

Dictionary Entries Near whited

Cite this Entry

“Whited.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whited. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

More from Merriam-Webster on whited

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!


Challenging Words You Should Know

  • hedgehog reading a book
  • Often used to describe “the march of time,” what does inexorable mean?
Spell It

Hear a word and type it out. How many can you get right?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Solve today's spelling word game by finding as many words as you can with using just 7 letters. Longer words score more points.

Can you make 12 words with 7 letters?

PLAY