whey-faced

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whey-faced

[ˈweɪˈfeɪst] ADJpálido
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He remembered a Proudfoot he had seen at school, not known: a little, whey-faced urchin, the despicable member of some lower class.
"We did; and, Tedo, you know, I helped you in prosecuting (or persecuting) your tutor, whey-faced Mr.
In fact, Shakespeare's reference to a "whey-faced loon" in Macbeth predates the name of the bird in English.
In "Edward Scissorhands," the 1990 movie that's one of Burton's most personal (it's like a nightmare tucked inside a Christmas snow globe), Johnny Depp plays the title character as a whey-faced boy in wild hair and punk leather whose hands are giant metal threshers that could kill you.
And the knowledge that, if she preferred, there was no need to linger among the clump of whey-faced mourners.
Once he came to the NME offices and looked with disdain at the gormless, whey-faced youth we had chosen to put on the cover that week.
A couple of years ago it was that whey-faced cornish Christian couple who wouldn't rent a double bedroom in their B&B to homosexual partners lest they "did it" under their roof.
In the audience will be some of the family and friends who saw him develop from a whey-faced kid living in a terraced house in the old suburb of Rotton Park, peeping out his first tentative tunes on a cheap tin whistle, to the accomplished professional musician he is today, his talents showcased by a band with global appeal.
The teenager wandered around whey-faced at the lack of his X-Box, the 12-year-old was bereft as she couldn't get onto Facebook, the husband grumpy as hell having been denied access to his emails.
Arlene's whey-faced, sleekit husband Nat had been tried in the highest court in Scotland and convicted in that court.
The band's history makes exotic fodder for jaded music journalists weaned on a diet of whey-faced indie bands and while Ibrahim's troubled history isn't a set of cheap anecdotes to be spun for fun, he knows they serve an educational purpose."For us our struggle against drought and then armed struggle with government forces was a painful and bitter time," he says."Family and friends were lost over the years.
Julie Graham pulled a typically convincing turn as the happy mother caught in no-man's land between madness and manipulation, while whey-faced Norris' Single White Female take was deft yet menacing.