whitewash[ hwahyt-wosh, -wawsh, wahyt- ]SEE DEFINITION OF whitewash
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WHITEWASH
You know your uncle's reputation—the past one, I mean, not the whitewash.
At all events, its colour remained unimpaired by paint or whitewash.
They are mere ghosts, their skeletons wrapped in a shroud of whitewash.
Mrs. Rabbit wanted to know what he meant by carrying off some of her whitewash.
And Mr. Crow said: "The trouble about whitewash is that it's too hard to keep it on."
It is true that the investigation ended in a coat of whitewash.
But the evidence was so strong that no one could be in doubt that it WAS whitewash.
I am sorry to say that a workman spilt a pail of whitewash in your room.
I fancy it was the whitewash over your books that finally shunted you.
You can not reform vice; you may whitewash a sin, but it will be sin, still.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR WHITEWASH
- apologize for
- hush up
- make light of
- put on a Band-Aid
- quick fix
- dirty dealing
- dirty pool
- dirty trick
- dirty work
- fast shuffle
- shell game
- skin game
- stab in the back
- sweet talk