Definition of whiter than white in English:

whiter than white

phrase

  • 1Extremely white.

    • ‘We want clean clothes, but within that simple desire lie images of crisp starching, of linen whiter than white.’
    • ‘It was a close up shot, framed in blue light in a dental surgery, but still unmistakably the actor's whiter than white teeth.’
    • ‘They have better upholstery, they're adequately airbrushed and their teeth are whiter than white.’
    • ‘He smiled, showing off two perfectly straight rows of clean whiter than white teeth.’
    • ‘The wall fronting Strand Street was gleaming whiter than white in the spring sunshine..’
    • ‘The weather forecast is looking good for this weekend, I may even get some colour to my whiter than white legs.’
    • ‘He is kind of cute, and has a whiter than white toothpaste smile, a wicked sense of humour and an accent to die for.’
    • ‘They are polishing the Santiago Bernabeu right now, scrubbing up the exterior to make it look whiter than white in this the centenary year.’
    • ‘The team prepared a new sample by coating a titanium plate with a layer of titanium dioxide, or titania, familiar as the whiter than white pigment in household paints.’
    • ‘I've just had soup for lunch and I was wearing a whiter than white t-shirt.’
    1. 1.1 Morally beyond reproach.
      • ‘If our glorious leaders want to be so righteous and take the stance they have then in my mind they should be above reproach themselves, whiter than white.’
      • ‘He suggests that they may have believed, somewhat naively, that big business was whiter than white.’
      • ‘Individuals in positions of public authority should remember they have to be whiter than white if they are not to compromise their position.’
      • ‘A big part of his job, therefore, is to restore trust by demonstrating that local government is whiter than white.’
      • ‘The public expects us as members of a planning committee to be whiter than white, and rightly so.’
      • ‘The conclusions they came to do not surprise me because this chief constable must be seen to be whiter than white with no black marks,’ he said.’
      • ‘He seems to believe they are whiter than white when it comes to sectarianism and criminality.’
      • ‘The lawyers and accountants needed to know absolutely everything was whiter than white.’
      • ‘I always find it amusing that LibDems portray themselves as whiter than white yet will fight dirtier than anyone.’
      • ‘That organisation measures corruption on a scale of one to 18, with one being whiter than white, and 18 being the most corrupt of the corrupt.’
      virtuous, moral, ethical, good, righteous, angelic, saintly, pious, honourable, reputable, wholesome, clean, honest, upright, upstanding, exemplary, above reproach, beyond reproach, irreproachable, innocent
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