white as snow


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(as) white as snow

Extremely white or pale in color or complexion. Now that my grandfather has stopped dying his hair, it's become as white as snow. My father, his face white as snow, put the phone down and told us he'd lost his job.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

white as snow

If something is as white as snow, it is very white in colour. Aged 90, her hair is now as white as snow.
See also: snow, white
Collins COBUILD Idioms Dictionary, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2012
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References in classic literature ?
But after a short time the woman gave birth to a little girl, who was as white as snow and as cold as ice.
Once upon a time, a Queen gave birth to a daughter whose skin was white as snow, whose lips were red as blood and whose hair was black as coal, and the Queen named her daughter Snow White.
Snow White tells the story of the beautiful princess who, with skin as white as snow and hair as black as coal, is the fairest of them all.
With the premiere of Rupert Sanders' "Snow White and the Huntsman" starring Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth and Charlize Theron, many are wondering if the folk tale popularized by the Brothers Grimm and Walt Disney -- about the girl with hair as black as ebony and skin as white as snow -- is based on a real person.
"The red on the white looked so beautiful that she thought to herself, 'If only I had a child as white as snow, as red as blood, and as black as the wood in this frame.'" Soon after, a baby girl was born, fulfilling the good Queen's wish.
Again, just as in Snow White, the heroine of that story wants a child as 'red as blood and as white as snow'; she also dies shortly after child birth.
HE'S A RARE ALBINO FISH, WITH SKIN AS WHITE AS SNOW DO YOU THINK A WHITE GOLDFISH SOUNDS A LITTLE FISHY?