Off-white



[awf-hwahyt, -wahyt, of-] /ˈɔfˈʰwaɪt, -ˈwaɪt, ˈɒf-/

adjective
1.
white mixed with a small amount of gray, yellow, or other light color.
noun
2.
an off-white color.
noun
1.
a colour, such as cream or bone, consisting of white mixed with a tinge of grey or with a pale hue
adjective
2.
of such a colour: an off-white coat
n.

“white with a tinge of gray or yellow,” 1927, from off (adv.) + white (n.).

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