"whitewash" Definition

  1. to rehabilitate. A person who took the benefit of the Insolvent Act was said to have been WHITEWASHED. Now said of a person who compromises with his creditors.
  2. a glass of sherry as a finale, after drinking port and claret.

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Position in the dictionary: 3944 of 4022 slang words.
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