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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In a follow-up interview on the subject of an inquiry into Islamophobia, Jeremy Hunt said of the Conservatives "we need to be whiter than white."
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I SEE a police officer is being investigated for using the allegedly racist phrase "whiter than white", which is actually an old and wellestablished English phrase.
He told them they must be "whiter than white", a common English-language expression with no racist connotations or overtones whatsoever.
There is an old saying in politics that to gain respect and trust "one must be whiter than 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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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.
I assume our honourable councillor is whiter than white.
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One final thought; can anyone say the UK's recent human rights record is whiter than white? .
"Sport has to be whiter than white and that is the plan.
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