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Definitions of yellow

  1.   informal easily frightened
  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
  3.   affected by jaundice which causes yellowing of skin etc
  4.   typical of tabloids sensational journalistic reportage of the scandal yellow journalism
  5.   similar to the color of an egg yolk
  6.   turn yellow The pages of the book began to yellow
  7.   the quality or state of the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons
  8.   cowardly or treacherous the little yellow stain of treason M W Straight too yellow to stand and fight
  9.   changed to a yellowish color by age yellowed parchment
  10.   easily frightened
  11.   Cowardly hence dishonorable mean contemptible as he has a yellow streak
  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
  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
  14.   A yellow pigment
  15.   To make yellow to cause to have a yellow tinge or color to dye yellow
  16.   To become yellow or yellower
  17.   Sensational said of some newspapers their makers etc as yellow journal journalism etc
  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
  19.   The third color of the rainbow between orange and green any dye or paint that colors things yellow the yolk of an egg
  20.   To make or become yellow
  21.   Yellowness
  22.   A color that of gold or butter occupying a position in the spectrum between green and orange
  23.   Having the color of butter or gold flavescent xanthic flavus luteus in composition xantho
  24.   Of a bright gold color
  25.   A bright golden color
  26.   A yellow color
  27.   Of the color of gold
  28.   Having the color of brass gold etc
  29.   The color of the spectrum between green and orange
  30.   Being of the colour of gold
  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
  32.   To make yellow
  33.   To become yellow Yellow Bachelor's Buttons the double garden variety of the plant ranunculus repens
  34.   One of the primitive or prismatic colours a bright golden colour united with blue it yields green with red it produces orange
  35.   Being of a pure bright golden colour

Quotes of yellow

  1. On landing at New York I caught the yellow fever The kind man who commanded the ship that brought me from France took charge of me and placed me under the care of two Quaker ladies To their skillful and untiring care I may safely say I owe my life – John James Audubon
  2. I made a circle with a smile for a mouth on yellow paper because it was sunshiny and bright – Harvey Ball
  3. How you act walk look and talk is all part of Hip Hop culture And the music is colorless Hip Hop music is made from Black brown yellow red and white – Afrika Bambaataa
  4. I loved downers almost any kind Loved the colors of them Loved them yellow I did I would just have a bouquet in my hands at night – Rosemary Clooney
  5. Be like Curious George start with a question and look under the yellow hat to find what's there – James Collins
  6. Portugal is a high hill with a white watch tower on it flying signal flags It is apparently inhabited by one man who lives in a long row of yellow houses with red roofs and populated by sheep who do grand acts of balancing on the side of the hill – Richard H. Davis
  7. Whenever the pressure of our complex city life thins my blood and numbs my brain I seek relief in the trail and when I hear the coyote wailing to the yellow dawn my cares fall from me I am happy – Hamlin Garland
  8. The people who live in a golden age usually go around complaining how yellow everything looks – Randall Jarrell
  9. We wanted to write a whole song about partying and then taking Yellow Cabs home That's the weirdest topic we've ever thought of centering a song around – Taryn Manning
  10. Blue is the male principle stern and spiritual Yellow the female principle gentle cheerful and sensual Red is matter brutal and heavy and always the colour which must be fought and vanquished by the other two – Franz Marc
  11. Legitimate revolution must be led by made by those who have been most oppressed black brown yellow red and white women -with men relating to that the best they can – Robin Morgan
  12. I want so much for my lover At night when our beds are drawn close together I waken and see his dear yellow head on the pillow sometimes his arm thrown over on my bed and I kiss his hand very softly so that it will not waken him – Dawn Powell
  13. The draft is white people sending black people to fight yellow people to protect the country they stole from red people – James Rado
  14. The second draft is on yellow paper that's when I work on characterizations The third is pink I work on story motivations Then blue that's where I cut cut cut – Jacqueline Susann

Usage examples for yellow

  1. “ A huge yellow form shot over the trail and hit the top of the slide with a crash – The Last of the Plainsmen by Zane Grey
  2. King Death was a rare old fellow He sat where no sun could shine And he lifted his hand so yellow And pour'd out his coal black wine – Charles Dickens and Music by James T. Lightwood
  3. The yellow dog followed him to the fence and then ran back to see what he had dropped – Joe Wilson and His Mates by Henry Lawson
  4. Only the yellow light answered her – The Untamed by Max Brand
  5. They treated him for two weeks for yellow fever – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
  6. “ Pardieu what does it matter whether your husband have yellow hair or brown – Helmet of Navarre by Bertha Runkle
  7. It was a perfect Popsipetel day bright and hot blue and yellow – The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting
  8. Yellow Barbee has a new girl – The Desert Valley by Jackson Gregory
  9. After part of the body has yellow bars across it – How I Found Livingstone by Sir Henry M. Stanley
  10. Yellow waistcoats are all very well said Fanny ” – Mr. Waddington of Wyck by May Sinclair
  11. “ I saw Good have a cat beside the yellow bird which was with her – Witchcraft of New England Explained by Modern Spiritualism by Allen Putnam
  12. Only his horror of being yellow had kept him to his promise – The Witness by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
  13. “ Heine came wading through the hot yellow grass – Land of the Burnt Thigh by Edith Eudora Kohl
  14. 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
  15. Of course no yellow faced man was on the train – The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu by Sax Rohmer
  16. Have discarded Yellow Bellflower because it won't bear Milam because it is too small Rawle's Janet off on color – The Apple by Various
  17. Presently he put his hand in his pocket and his fingers closed over Barbara's yellow rose – Emerson's Wife and Other Western Stories Emerson's Wife -- Colonel Kate's Protégée -- The Kid of Apache Teju -- A Blaze on Pard Huff -- How Colonel Kate Won Her Spurs -- Hollyhocks -- The Rise, Fall, and Redemption of Johnson Sides -- A Piece of Wreckag by Florence Finch Kelly
  18. Now we're going to ride and look for your red and yellow box Mr Tallman ” – Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue and Their Shetland Pony by Laura Lee Hope
  19. They come about the same time as the yellow ones said Donald but we don't find very many of them – Uncle Robert's Geography (Uncle Robert's Visit, V.3) by Francis W. Parker and Nellie Lathrop Helm
  20. The back of the house was yellow brick because that did not show so much – Oswald Bastable and Others by Edith Nesbit

Rhymes for yellow