Definition / Define
- Whitewash Noun
- A lime and water mixture for painting walls and fences bright white.
- A complete victory or series of victories without suffering any losses; a clean sweep.
- For the first time in a long time, Australia are being threatened with the prospect of a 5-0 whitewash.
- Whitewash Verb
- To paint over with a lime and water mixture so as to brighten up a wall or fence.
- The houses looked very bright when they whitewashed the whole neighborhood.
- To cover over errors or bad actions.
- In his sermon, the minister didn't try to whitewash over the sins of his church.
- To prevent a team from scoring any runs.