One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(of the complexion) of the pale golden colour of ripe wheat; light brown.
- ‘Mehergul, the tyrant king of Kashmir, who in one attempt killed young girls, nearly two lacs, would have spared you for your facial expression and comeliness of your wheatish beauteousness.’
- ‘It also showed that skin color discrimination is prevalent even in a society where most individuals fall under a wide range of wheatish to dark complexion.’
- ‘Only God can help if you are wheatish (the word dark is a strict no-no) you will probably die an old spinster.’
- ‘And so, while American woman die for a brown tan, we Indians use bleaches, fairness creams and other harmful chemicals to lighten our wonderfully wheatish complexions.’
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