Yellow Meaning and Definition


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What is the definition Yellow? What is its meaning in the dictionary? Related sentences, Derivations, Words ending with Yellow, Antonyms, Example sentences, How to pronounce? Synonyms, Words starting with Yellow and more...

Yellow meaning

Word: Yellow

How to pronounce: ˈjeləʊ

Adjective

Definitions:

1. Of the color between green and orange in the spectrum, a primary subtractive color complementary to blue; colored like ripe lemons or egg yolks.

Example sentences: "Curly yellow hair"

2. Cowardly.

3. (of a book or newspaper) unscrupulously sensational.

Example sentences: "He based his judgment on headlines and yellow journalism"

Noun

Definitions:

1. Yellow color or pigment.

Example sentences: "The craft detonated in a blaze of red and yellow"

2. Any of a number of plant diseases in which the leaves turn yellow, typically caused by viruses and transmitted by insects.

Example sentences: "Their research indicates that aster yellows are the primary disease concern."

Intransitive verb

Definitions:

1. Become yellow, especially with age.

Example sentences: "The cream paint was beginning to yellow"


Synonyms:

amber

cowardly

poltroon


Derivations:

yellowish

yellowy

yellowing

yellowed

yellowness

yellowback


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Yellow in Other Languages...

Spanish: Amarillo

German: Gelb

French: Jaune

Italian: Giallo

Turkish: Sarımsı


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