verb (wax, es)
- Any oily, water-resistant substance; normally long-chain hydrocarbons, alcohols or esters.
- Any preparation containing wax, used as a polish.
- A phonograph record.
(transitive) To apply wax to (something, such as a shoe, a floor, a car or an apple), usually to make it shiny.
(transitive) To remove hair at the roots from (a part of the body) by coating the skin with a film of wax that is then pulled away sharply.
- Made of wax.
- a British surname from a nickname for someone with white hair