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Definition of lily-white adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    lily-white

     adjective
    adjective
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  1. 1 almost pure white in colour lily-white skin
  2. 2morally perfect They want me to conform, to be lily-white. More Like This Colour compounds baby blue, china-blue, cobalt blue, electric blue, ice-blue, midnight blue, navy blue, peacock blue, petrol blue, powder blue, royal blue, sky-blue blood-red, cherry red, pillar-box red, wine red bottle-green, emerald green, jade green, lime green, olive-green, pea-green, sea-green lemon yellow, primrose yellow lily-white, snow-white coal-black, jet black, pitch-black charcoal grey, iron-grey, slate-grey rose pink, salmon pink, shocking pink nut-brownSee worksheet.
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