Definition of pallor noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈpælə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpælər//
[uncountable] Being ill
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pale colouring of the face, especially because of illness or fear Her cheeks had an unhealthy pallor. He had a sickly pallor. the deathly pallor of her face See related entries: Being ill Word Originlate Middle English: from Latin, from pallere ‘be pale’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pallor