blanc comme un linge

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally, "white as a piece of cloth".

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

blanc comme un linge (feminine singular blanche comme un linge, masculine plural blancs comme des linges, feminine plural blanches comme des linges)

  1. (simile) pale with fright; white as a sheet; white as a ghost