AskDefine | Define whitened

The Collaborative Dictionary

Whiten \Whit"en\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Whitened; p. pr. & vb. n. Whitening.] [OE. whitenen; cf. Icel. hv[imac]tna.] To grow white; to turn or become white or whiter; as, the hair whitens with age; the sea whitens with foam; the trees in spring whiten with blossoms. [1913 Webster]

Word Net

whitened adj : (of hair) having lost its color; "the white hairs of old age" [syn: white]

English

Verb

whitened
  1. past of whiten
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