whitewasher


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white·wash

 (wīt′wŏsh′, -wôsh′, hwīt′-)
n.
1. A mixture of lime and water, often with whiting, size, or glue added, that is used to whiten walls, fences, or other structures.
2. Concealment or palliation of flaws or failures.
3. A defeat in a game in which the loser scores no points.
tr.v. white·washed, white·wash·ing, white·wash·es
1. To paint or coat with whitewash.
2. To conceal or gloss over (wrongdoing, for example).
3. Sports To defeat (an opponent) in a game in which the opponent does not score.

white′wash′er n.
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The landlady's lively speech was received with greater favour at the Break of Day, than it would have elicited from certain amiable whitewashers of the class she so unreasonably objected to, nearer Great Britain.
Guest House, Sector 6, Chandigarh on Contract basis through Outsource on DC rate Employing Mason Grade II, Carpenter and Whitewasher.
The whitewasher usually came about twice a year to whitewash the milking section of the barn.
Anees Ahmed, a whitewasher by profession, is the only member of the cyclist team who owns a bicycle.
Gidiney [spelled Gidney], age 40, is recorded as living in the First Ward of Troy, with a birthplace of Columbia County and the occupation of whitewasher.
Army lawyers will prove that everything was perfectly legal, the national whitewasher, professor Asa Kasher, will laud the ethics of the most moral army in the World.
The jobs, civil servants have been allowed to do, include trade, working as a mechanic, electrician, machine operator, assistant geo-physician, assistant hydrologist, assistant veterinarian, lab technician, construction worker, painter, whitewasher and plumber.