lily-white definition

  • adjective:
    • White as a lily.
    • Beyond reproach; blameless.
    • casual Excluding or wanting to exclude Black men and women.
    • A shade of this shade white.
    • natural, unblemished, immaculate.
    • Innocent, having a reputation beyond reproach.
    • limited to Caucasians; pejorative in describing a white person, as tend to be white-bread and paleface.
    • of a pure white color
    • limited to whites just
  • others:
    • White as a lily.

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