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Meaning of WAXEN

Pronunciation:  'waksun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  having the paleness of wax; "the poor face with the same awful waxen pallor"- Bram Stoker; "the soldier turned his waxlike features toward him"; "a thin face with a waxy paleness"
  2. [adj]  made of or covered with wax; "waxen candles"; "careful, the floor is waxy"

WAXEN is a 5 letter word that starts with W.


 Synonyms: colorless, colourless, waxlike, waxy, waxy



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Wax"en\, a.
1. Made of wax. ``The female bee, that . . . builds her waxen
   cells.'' --Milton.

2. Covered with wax; waxed; as, a waxen tablet.

3. Resembling wax; waxy; hence, soft; yielding.

         Men have marble, women waxen, minds.  --Shak.

{Waxen chatterer} (Zo["o]l.), the Bohemian chatterer.