[adjective lil-ee-hwahyt, -wahyt; noun lil-ee-hwahyt, -wahyt] /adjective ˈlɪl iˈʰwaɪt, -ˈwaɪt; noun ˈlɪl iˌʰwaɪt, -ˌwaɪt/
white as a lily:
soft lily-white skin.
pure; untouched by corruption or imperfection; above reproach:
He tries to pass himself off as some sort of lily-white saint, but he’s not.
designating or pertaining to any faction, organization, or group opposing the inclusion of blacks, especially in political or social life.
a member of a lily-white organization, especially a member of a former faction of the Republican Party in the South opposed to the inclusion of blacks in the party or in political life in general.
of a pure white: lily-white skin
(informal) pure; irreproachable
early 14c., from lily + white; from 1903 with reference to whites-only segregation; 1964 as “irreproachable.”
Desiring or having only Caucasian residents, workers, etc: The thugs would never think to look for him in a lily-white suburb (1903+)
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[lee-muh] /ˈli mə/ noun 1. a word used in communications to represent the letter L. [lee-muh or, Spanish, lee-mah for 1; lahy-muh for 2] /ˈli mə or, Spanish, ˈli mɑ for 1; ˈlaɪ mə for 2/ noun 1. a city in and the capital of Peru, near the Pacific coast. 2. a city in NW […]
[lahy-muh] /ˈlaɪ mə/ noun 1. a bean, Phaseolus limensis, having a broad, flat, edible seed. 2. the seed, used for food. /ˈlaɪmə; ˈliː-/ noun 1. any of several varieties of the bean plant, Phaseolus lunatus (or P. limensis), native to tropical America but cultivated in the US for its flat pods containing pale green edible […]
[lim-uh-sahyn, -sin, lahy-muh-] /ˈlɪm əˌsaɪn, -sɪn, ˈlaɪ mə-/ adjective 1. pertaining to or resembling a slug; sluglike. /ˈlɪməˌsaɪn; -sɪn; ˈlaɪ-/ adjective 1. of, or relating to slugs, esp those of the genus Limax 2. Also limaciform (lɪˈmæsɪˌfɔːm). resembling a slug