1. [ adjective ] made of or covered with wax
Synonyms: waxy

"waxen candles" "careful, the floor is waxy"

Related terms: wax wax
2. [ adjective ] having the paleness of wax
Synonyms: waxlike waxy

"the poor face with the same awful waxen pallor"- Bram Stoker "the soldier turned his waxlike features toward him" "a thin face with a waxy paleness"

Related terms: colorless
Similar spelling:   waken