whitewashed

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

whitewash +‎ -ed

VerbEdit

whitewashed

  1. simple past tense and past participle of whitewash

AdjectiveEdit

whitewashed (comparative more whitewashed, superlative most whitewashed)

  1. Of or pertaining to a fence or wall that has been painted with the temporary paint whitewash.
  2. Having had any controversy or potential for scandal removed, ignored or downplayed.
  3. (acting) Portrayed by a Caucasian actor but was scripted to be African, Asian, or of another race.
  4. (derogatory) Looking Caucasian, but is actually African, Asian, or of another race; Caucasianized.

AntonymsEdit