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Definition of yellow:

  1. 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.
  2. A yellow pigment.
  3. 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.
  4. Cowardly; hence, dishonorable; mean; contemptible; as, he has a yellow streak.
  5. Sensational; - said of some newspapers, their makers, etc.; as, yellow journal, journalism, etc.
  6. To become yellow or yellower.
  7. To make yellow; to cause to have a yellow tinge or color; to dye yellow.


yellowed, unethical, offensive, yellowness, chickenhearted, sensational, lewd, yellowish, white-livered, sensationalistic, fear, dastardly, sexy, unmanly, lily-livered, xanthous, exciting, yellow-bellied, unprincipled, pusillanimous, faint-hearted, scandalmongering, icteric, lurid.

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