whiter than white

whiter than white

Absolutely pure and innocent. There's no way she stole the money. She's whiter than white—I don't think she's ever lied once in her whole life.
See also: white

whiter than white

If someone is whiter than white, their actions are always completely honest and moral. He is an elected member of parliament and must be seen to be whiter than white. Now more than ever, the government wants to be seen as whiter than white. Note: You can use whiter than white before a noun. This brush with the law seems to have been the only taint in an otherwise whiter than white lifestyle. Note: This idiom is sometimes used when expressing doubts about a person's honesty and general character.
See also: white

whiter than white

1 extremely white. 2 morally beyond reproach.
See also: white

ˌwhiter than ˈwhite

(of a person) completely honest and morally good: The government must be seen to be whiter than white.
See also: white
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B Masters, Oldbury Birmingham Mail, September 28, 1991 While I am not saying all caravanners are whiter than white, there are some car
As GBR members we must not only be transparent but we must be whiter than white as cautioned by Former British Prime Minister Tony Blaire.
MP's were aware they needed someone whiter than white to defeat the Bill.
She was absolutely whiter than white - an innocent.
It was a case of scrubbing brush, washboard and posser in a zinc tub with plenty of elbow grease to get your whites whiter than white.
People who are in high positions have to be whiter than white and if any of the allegations that have been flying about are proven then people have to suffer the consequences.
I assume our honourable councillor is whiter than white.
Sport has to be whiter than white and that is the plan.
He's made out like he's got this whiter than white image but he's no saint.
As the man who has the role of overseeing the policing of MPs' expenses, Mr Martin should be whiter than white.
Yes they can plead that in fact they were showing that they were whiter than white, but you can be just as sure that there will be others who are saying - how can you allow people like this to invest in an American airline?
When Blair won office he highlighted all the sleaze in the Tory ranks and promised New Labour would be whiter than white.
In any case, the former Solidarity politicians have not all been whiter than white.
It will portray him as brilliantly whiter than white.
Those dealing with donations must be whiter than white and I'll bet a pound to a penny that the news its chief executive Shirley Goode (annual salary in the PS100,000 region) borrowed PS84,000 for "unexpected issues she was experiencing in relation to property" will cost the charity dear.