WHITEWASH, n. [white and wash.] 1. A wash or liquid composition for whitening something; a wash for making the skin fair.2. A composition of lime and water, used for whitening the plaster of walls, &c.
WHITEWASH, v.t. 1. To cover with a white liquid composition, as with lime and water, &c.2. To make white; to give a fair external appearance.