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Definitions of yellow

  1. (informal) easily frightened Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. (archaic) showing or experiencing a state of disordered feeling or distorted judgment as through bitterness or melancholy; "all looks yellow to the jaundiced eye"-Alexander Pope Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. affected by jaundice which causes yellowing of skin etc Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. typical of tabloids; "sensational journalistic reportage of the scandal"; "yellow journalism" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. similar to the color of an egg yolk Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. turn yellow; "The pages of the book began to yellow" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. the quality or state of the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. cowardly or treacherous; "the little yellow stain of treason"-M.W.Straight; "too yellow to stand and fight" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. changed to a yellowish color by age; "yellowed parchment" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. easily frightened Wordnet Dictionary DB
  11. Cowardly; hence, dishonorable; mean; contemptible; as, he has a yellow streak. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. Being of a bright saffronlike color; of the color of gold or brass; having the hue of that part of the rainbow, or of the solar spectrum, which is between the orange and the green. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. A bright golden color, reflecting more light than any other except white; the color of that part of the spectrum which is between the orange and green. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. A yellow pigment. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. To make yellow; to cause to have a yellow tinge or color; to dye yellow. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. To become yellow or yellower. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. Sensational; - said of some newspapers, their makers, etc.; as, yellow journal, journalism, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. Of the color of gold, sulphur, etc.; slang, cowardly or dishonorable; as, the slacker showed his yellow streak; colloquially sensational: said of some newspapers; as, yellow journals are not to be depended on. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  19. The third color of the rainbow, between orange and green; any dye or paint that colors things yellow; the yolk of an egg. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  20. To make or become yellow. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  21. Yellowness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  22. A color, that of gold or butter, occupying a position in the spectrum between green and orange. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  23. Having the color of butter or gold, flavescent. xanthic; flavus, luteus; in composition xantho. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  24. Of a bright gold color. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  25. A bright golden color. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  26. A yellow color. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  27. Of the color of gold. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  28. Having the color of brass, gold, etc. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  29. The color of the spectrum between green and orange. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  30. Being of the colour of gold. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  31. A bright colour, like that of gold, which, after white, reflects more light than any other colour, and occurs in the solar spectrum between green and orange. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  32. To make yellow. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  33. To become yellow. Yellow Bachelor's Buttons, the double garden variety of the plant ranunculus repens. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  34. One of the primitive or prismatic colours; a bright-golden colour; united with blue it yields green, with red it produces orange. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  35. Being of a pure bright-golden colour. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  36. Sensational; said of some newspapers, their makers, etc.; as, yellow journal, journalism, etc. dictgcide_fs
  37. yel'[=o], adj. of a bright gold colour.--n. a bright golden colour: (pl.) the peach-yellows (see PEACH): (Shak.) jaundice in horses.--v.t. to make yellow.--v.i. to become yellow.--adjs. YELL'OW-BACKED, -BELL'IED, -BILLED, -BREAST'ED, -COV'ERED, -CROWNED, -EYED, -FOOT'ED, -FRONT'ED, -HEAD'ED, -HORNED, -LEGGED, -NECKED, -POLLED, -RINGED, -RUMPED, -SHOUL'DERED, -SPOT'TED, &c.--ns. YELL'OW-BIRD, one of various birds of a yellow colour--the golden oriole, summer-warbler, &c.; YELL'OW-BOY, a gold coin: a mulatto or dark quadroon:--fem. YELL'OW-GIRL; YELL'OW-BUNT'ING, the yellow-hammer; YELL'OW-EARTH, a yellow ochre sometimes used as a pigment; YELL'OW-F[=E]'VER, a pestilential contagious fever of a continuous and special type, presenting at least two well-defined stages, the first occupying 36 to 150 hours, marked by a rapid circulation and high temperature; the second being characterised by general depression and black vomit--also known as Yellow Jack, Bronze John, El Vomito, and Vomito Prieto or Vomito Amarilli; YELL'OW-FLAG, a flag of a yellow colour, displayed by a vessel in quarantine or over a military hospital or ambulance; YELL'OW-GUM, the melæna or black jaundice of infants; YELL'OW-HAMM'ER, -AMM'ER, a song-bird, so named from its yellow colour: the common yellow-bunting.--adj. YELL'OWISH, somewhat yellow.--ns. YELL'OWISHNESS; YELL'OW-MET'AL, a brass consisting of sixty parts copper and forty parts zinc; YELL'OWNESS; YELL'OW-ROOT, an American herb whose root-stock yields berberine--also Orange-root, Goldenseal; YELL'OW-SOAP, common soap composed of tallow, resin, and soda; YELL'OW-WASH, a lotion consisting of a mixture of mercuric chloride and lime-water; YELL'OW-WEED, weld; YELL'OW-WOOD, a name given to Fustic and many other trees--e.g. satin-wood, and various kinds of podocarpus, rhus, xanthoxylum, &c.; YELL'OW-WORT, an annual of the gentian family--also YELL'OW-CEN'TAURY.--adj. YELL'OWY, yellowish.--ns. YELL'OW-YOL'DRING, -YOR'LING, or -YOW'LEY, the European yellow-hammer.--YELLOW BERRIES, Persian berries. [A.S. geolo; Ger. gelb; cog. with L. heluus, light bay.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  38. See Puccoon. na
  39. A y. pigment; as Chrome-y. (see Chromium). na
  40. (-er, -est) & n., & v.t. & i. Of the colour between green& orange in the spectrum, coloured like buttercup or primrose or lemon or sulphur or gold, (with many names of plants, animals, &c., as y. rattle, wagtail, ochre, jaundice; often also in comb. with parts of body &c., as y.-bill, -head, -legs, -root, -rump, -seed, -shanks, -tail, -throat, -top, -wood, forming animal& plant names; y. boy slang, gold coin; y. cartilage, elastic kind forming artery-walls &c.; y. fever, or Jack, tropical fever with jaundice& black vomit; y. jacket, state garment in China for royal persons& subjects selected for high honour; the SERE& y. leaf; y. men, races, &c., Chinese, Mongols, &c., xanthochroi; y. metal, brass of 60 parts copper& 40 parts zinc; the y. peril, the danger that the y. races may overwhelm the white or overrun the world; the y. press, sensational newspapers esp. of chauvinistic tendencies orig. of United States newspapers urging war with Spain 1898; y. spot, point of acutest vision in retina); (fig., of looks, mood, feelings, &c.) jealous, envious, suspicious; yellowback, cheap novel (from y. paper formerly used for covers); y.-gum, infants black jaundice; y.- (h)ammer, bunting, with y. head& neck& breast; hence yellowish (2), yellowy-, aa., yellowly adv. (rare), yellowness n. (N.) y. colour; kinds of y. pigment; kinds of moth& butterfly; the yy. (archaic), jaundice, also jealousy, (United States) a peach-disease. (Vb) turn y. (paper yellowed with age; the yellowing leaves). [old English] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  41. n. A bright golden colour; one of the simple or primitive colours. Cabinet Dictionary

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