Synonyms of whitewash in English:

whitewash


See definition of whitewash

noun

1‘the report was dismissed as a whitewash’

SYNONYMS

cover-up, -gate, camouflage, disguise, mask, concealment, suppression, deception, false front, facade, veneer, pretext

ANTONYMS

exposé


verb

1‘I just want to make sure they don't whitewash what happened’

SYNONYMS

cover up, sweep under the carpet, hush up, suppress, draw a veil over, pull a veil over, conceal, camouflage, keep secret, keep dark, cloak, screen, veil, obscure

gloss over, deal rapidly with, downplay, make light of, soft-pedal, minimize, de-emphasize, treat as unimportant

ANTONYMS

expose