off-white

[awf-hwahyt, -wahyt, of-]
adjective
1.
white mixed with a small amount of gray, yellow, or other light color.
noun
2.
an off-white color.

Origin:
1925–30

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off-white
 
n
1.  a colour, such as cream or bone, consisting of white mixed with a tinge of grey or with a pale hue
 
adj
2.  of such a colour: an off-white coat

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off-white
"white with a tinge of gray or yellow," 1927, from off + white.
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Example sentences
The photograph should be taken within the past six months on a white or
  off-white background.
The quirky singer accompanied her pink dress with an off-white wide-brimmed hat
  with matching accents.
Find a wall painted a neutral color, such as white or off-white.
The photographs show the full face of the applicant with a plain white or
  off-white background.
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