As the white on rice: As close as possible.
As white as snow: A fancy way of saying “very white”.
Bleed someone white: Extortion; taking someone’s money until they have nothing left.
Great white hope: Something (or someone) that carries the hopes of many people and is expected to succeed.
Pearly whites: Someone’s teeth.
Talk on the big white phone: The act of vomiting into the toilet.
The men in white coats: The people who take care of mentally ill individuals.
Wave the white flag: An act of surrender.
White elephant: A metaphor for something that is an annoyance or an inconvenience.
White knight: Someone who saves others; a hero.
White knuckle: To survive something difficult; e.g. I had to white knuckle my way through rehab.
White lie: A small lie that is told to avoid hurt feelings.
White trash: Uneducated caucasians.
White wedding: A customary wedding where the marriage partner (usually the wife) is dressed in a white gown.
White-collar: Office work, typically of an intellectual nature.
Whiter than white: A different way of saying “very white”, but can also be used to describe someone who is very pure and good.
Words that start with White
Whitebait: Immature fishes, often mackerel, sardines and herring.
Whitebeard: An elderly person with a long white beard.
Whitefish: Freshwater fish with the genus Coregonus.
Whitefly: A type of fly that feeds on plant leaves. They are often considered pests.
Whitesmith: Also known as a tinsmith or tinner. Someone who works white white metal.
Whitethroat: A type of insectivorous songbird.
Whitewall: A specific type of pneumatic tyre.
Whitewash: A mixture that is used to paint something white. Can also mean obfuscating the truth about something, or to defeat an adversary with ease.
Whitetail: A type of deer.