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Whey-faced

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Whey-faced Having a pale or white face, as from fright. "Whey-faced cavaliers."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • whey-faced Having a white or pale face; pallid.
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Usage

In literature:

But she had scarcely taken five steps whey she turned again, her face burning defiance.
"The Crisis, Complete" by Winston Churchill
I'll teach you to cozen the heir of the Mug, you snivelling, whey-faced ghost of a farthing rushlight!
"Paul Clifford, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Are you going to be governed all your life by that whey-faced old Methodist?
"The Castle Inn" by Stanley John Weyman
You're nothing but a pink-ear, a whey-faced baby without guts to stand the gaff.
"The Sheriff's Son" by William MacLeod Raine
The man turned to me a gash face the colour of whey, and I saw that it was Donald Roy.
"A Daughter of Raasay" by William MacLeod Raine
Cuss the whey-faced loon Walford!
"The White Gauntlet" by Mayne Reid
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