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    yellow - Dictionary definition and meaning for word yellow

    Definition
    (noun) yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons
    Synonyms : yellowness
    Definition
    (verb) turn yellow
    Example Sentence
    • The pages of the book began to yellow
    Definition
    (adj) of the color intermediate between green and orange in the color spectrum; of something resembling the color of an egg yolk
    Synonyms : xanthous , yellowish
    Definition
    (adj) easily frightened Definition
    (adj) changed to a yellowish color by age
    Synonyms : yellowed
    Example Sentence
    • yellowed parchment
    Definition
    (adj) typical of tabloids
    Example Sentence
    • sensational journalistic reportage of the scandal
    • yellow press
    Definition
    (adj) cowardly or treacherous
    Example Sentence
    • the little yellow stain of treason
    • too yellow to stand and fight
    Definition
    (adj) affected by jaundice which causes yellowing of skin etc
    Synonyms : icteric , jaundiced
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