1. [ adjective ] resembling or covered with wax
Synonyms: ceraceous waxlike

"as shiny as a waxy pippin" "the ceraceous surface of the leaves"

Related terms: smooth
2. [ adjective ] made of or covered with wax
Synonyms: waxen

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

Related terms: wax wax
3. [ adjective ] having the paleness of wax
Synonyms: waxlike waxen

"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:   wax