Meaning of wheatish in English:


Pronunciation /ˈwiːtɪʃ/


  • (of the complexion) of the pale golden colour of ripe wheat; light brown.

    ‘And so, while American woman die for a brown tan, we Indians use bleaches, fairness creams and other harmful chemicals to lighten our wonderfully wheatish complexions.’
    • ‘It also showed that skin color discrimination is prevalent even in a society where most individuals fall under a wide range of wheatish to dark complexion.’
    • ‘Mehergul, the tyrant king of Kashmir, who in one attempt killed young girls, nearly two lacs, would have spared you for your facial expression and comeliness of your wheatish beauteousness.’
    • ‘Only God can help if you are wheatish (the word dark is a strict no-no) you will probably die an old spinster.’