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yellow

yel·low

yellow

 
 
pronunciation:
ye lo
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, transitive verb & intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the color of an egg yolk or ripe lemon; the color between orange and green on the spectrum.
similar words:
buff, canary, citron, gold, lemon, mustard, ocher, saffron, straw color
definition 2: something that is yellow in color.
definition 3: someone who wears the color yellow or a group identified by this color.
The yellows play the reds today.
 
part of speech: adjective
inflections: yellower, yellowest
definition 1: of or pertaining to the color yellow.
 
similar words:
buff, flaxen, gold, lemon, sandy, xanthic, xanthous
definition 2: pertaining to people with yellowish skin, esp. Asians.
similar words:
jaundiced, sallow, xanthous
definition 3: cowardly.
synonyms:
chicken, cowardly, craven, pusillanimous
similar words:
afraid, chicken-hearted, fainthearted, fearful, lily-livered, pigeon-hearted, timid, timorous, unmanly, weak-kneed
 
part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: yellowed, yellowing, yellows
definition: to make or become yellow.
derivations: yellowish (adj.), yellowy (adj.), yellowness (n.)
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