made of or covered, polished, or treated with wax.
resembling or suggesting wax: Illness gave his face a waxen appearance.
weak, manageable, or impressionable: The minds of young children are waxen.
a past participle of wax2 .
Also called beeswax. a solid, yellowish, nonglycerine substance allied to fats and oils, secreted by bees, plastic when warm and melting at about 145°F, variously employed in making candles, models, casts, ointments, etc., and used by bees in constructing their honeycomb.