whiteface

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noun white·face \ˈhwīt-ˌfās, ˈwīt-\

Definition of whiteface

  1. 1 :  a white-faced animal; specifically :  hereford

  2. 2 :  dead-white facial makeup a clown in whiteface

First Known Use of whiteface

1709


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