Definition of waxen adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈwæksn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈwæksn//
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  1. 1(formal) made of wax waxen images
  2. 2(literary) pale and looking ill/sick a waxen face The old man’s waxen cheek was cold. a waxen pallor/tinge
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: waxen