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
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Even if it is because we are whiter than white because we live in darkness half the year that doesn't really explain why we are No2 in the UK tanning league after Wolverhampton, of all places.
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.
By appealing to the poor vote he is elected State Governor, but he's hardly whiter than white himself.
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.
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