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Definitions of yellow

  1. 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.
  2. To make or become yellow. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. To make yellow; to cause to have a yellow tinge or color; to dye yellow. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To become yellow or yellower. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To make yellow. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6. 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
  7. the quality or state of the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. 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
  9. A yellow pigment. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. 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.
  11. Yellowness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. A bright golden color. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  13. A yellow color. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  14. The color of the spectrum between green and orange. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. (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
  18. typical of tabloids; "sensational journalistic reportage of the scandal"; "yellow journalism" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. cowardly or treacherous; "the little yellow stain of treason"-M.W.Straight; "too yellow to stand and fight" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. changed to a yellowish color by age; "yellowed parchment" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  21. easily frightened Wordnet Dictionary DB
  22. Cowardly; hence, dishonorable; mean; contemptible; as, he has a yellow streak. Webster Dictionary DB
  23. Sensational; - said of some newspapers, their makers, etc.; as, yellow journal, journalism, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  24. 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.
  25. Of a bright gold color. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  26. Of the color of gold. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  27. Having the color of brass, gold, etc. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  28. Being of the colour of gold. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  29. Being of a pure bright-golden colour. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for yellow

  1. It was a perfect Popsipetel day, bright and hot, blue and yellow – The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting
  2. Presently he reappeared in the warmer yellow of the light that poured through the windows of the old public- house. – The Mark Of Cain by Andrew Lang
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