HyperDic: yellow

English > 8 senses of the word yellow:
NOUNattributeyellow, yellownessyellow color or pigment
ADJECTIVEallyellow, yellowish, xanthousof the color intermediate between green and orange in the color spectrum
allyellow, chicken, chickenhearted, lily-livered, white-livered, yellow-belliedeasily frightened
allyellow, yellowedchanged to a yellowish color by age
allyellow, scandalmongering, sensationalistictypical of tabloids
allyellowcowardly or treacherous
allyellow, jaundiced, ictericaffected by jaundice which causes yellowing of skin etc
VERBchangeyellowturn yellow
yellow > pronunciation
Soundsyeh'low
Rhymesafterglow ... Winslow: 77 rhymes with low...
English > yellow: 8 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf the color intermediate between green and orange in the color spectrum; of something resembling the color of an egg yolk.
Synonymsyellowish, xanthous
BroaderchromaticBeing or having or characterized by hue
Spanishamarilla, amarillento, amarillo, ocre
Catalangroc, grogós, groguenc
Nounsyellow, yellownessyellow color or pigment
English > yellow: 8 senses > adjective 2
Meaningeasily frightened.
Synonymschicken, chickenhearted, lily-livered, white-livered, yellow-bellied
Broadercowardly, fearfullacking courage
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishcobarde, gallina, miedoso, temeroso
Catalancagat, covard, gallina, poruc
English > yellow: 8 senses > adjective 3
Meaningchanged to a yellowish color by age.
Example"yellowed parchment"
Synonymyellowed
BroaderoldOf long duration
Spanishamarillento
Catalangroc, groguenc
English > yellow: 8 senses > adjective 4
Meaningtypical of tabloids.
Example "yellow press"
Synonymsscandalmongering, sensationalistic
BroadersensationalCausing intense interest, curiosity, or emotion
Spanishrosa, sensacionalista
Catalanrosa, sensacionalista
English > yellow: 8 senses > adjective 5
Meaningcowardly or treacherous.
Examples
  • "the little yellow stain of treason"-M.W.Straight
  • "too yellow to stand and fight"
Broaderdishonorable, dishonourablelacking honor or integrity
Spanishacoquinado, cobarde, gallina, miedoso, temeroso
Catalancagat, covard, gallina, poruc
English > yellow: 8 senses > adjective 6
Meaningaffected by jaundice which causes yellowing of skin etc.
Synonymsjaundiced, icteric
Broaderunhealthynot in or exhibiting good health in body or mind
Spanishictérico
English > yellow: 8 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningYellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons.
Synonymyellowness
Narroweramber, goldA deep yellow color
brownish yellowA yellow color of low lightness with a brownish tinge
canary yellow, canaryA moderate yellow with a greenish tinge
gamboge, lemon, lemon yellow, maizeA strong yellow color
greenish yellowA shade of yellow tinged with green
old goldA dark yellow
orange yellow, saffronA shade of yellow tinged with orange
pale yellow, straw, wheatA variable yellow tint
Broaderchromatic color, chromatic colour, spectral color, spectral colourA color that has hue
Spanishamarillo
Catalangroc, groga, grogor, groguenc
Adjectivesyellowof the color intermediate between green and orange in the color spectrum
Verbsyellowturn yellow
English > yellow: 8 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningTurn yellow.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The pages of the book began to yellow"
Broaderdiscolor, discolour, colour, colorchange color, often in an undesired manner
Spanishacedarse, amarillar, amarillear, amarillecer
Catalanengroguir-se, engroguir, esgrogueir-se, groguejar
Nounsyellowyellow color or pigment

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