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yellow

 
Adjective yellow has 6 senses
  1. yellow, yellowish, xanthous - similar to the color of an egg yolk
    Antonym: achromatic (indirect, via chromatic)
  2. chicken, chickenhearted, lily-livered, white-livered, yellow, yellow-bellied - easily frightened
    Antonyms: brave, courageous, fearless (indirect, via cowardly)
  3. yellow, yellowed - changed to a yellowish color by age; "yellowed parchment"
    Antonym: new (indirect, via old)
  4. scandalmongering, sensationalistic, yellow - typical of tabloids; "sensational journalistic reportage of the scandal"; "yellow journalism"
    Antonym: unsensational (indirect, via sensational)
  5. yellow - cowardly or treacherous; "the little yellow stain of treason"-M.W.Straight; "too yellow to stand and fight"
    Antonyms:
    honorable, honourable (indirect, via dishonorable)
  6. jaundiced, icteric, yellow - affected by jaundice which causes yellowing of skin etc
    Antonym: healthy (indirect, via unhealthy)
Noun yellow has 1 sense
  1. yellow, yellowness - the quality or state of the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons
    --1 is a kind of chromatic color, chromatic colour, spectral color, spectral colour
    --1 has particulars:
     chrome yellow; canary yellow, canary; amber, gold; brownish yellow; gamboge, lemon, lemon yellow, maize; old gold; orange yellow, saffron; pale yellow, straw; greenish yellow
    Derived form: verb yellow1
Verb yellow has 1 sense
  1. yellow - turn yellow; "The pages of the book began to yellow"
    --1 is one way to
    discolor, discolour, colour, color
    Derived form: noun yellow1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
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