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
cowardly (part of speech: adjective)
irresolute (part of speech: adjective)
shrinking, tentative, ambivalent, uncertain, shifty, volatile, inconsistent, hesitant, dillydallying, infirm, shy, indecisive, irresolute, irresponsible, unwilling, unresolved, insipid, flitting, weak, watery, impulsive, capricious, vacillating, changeable, erratic, double-minded, unsure, shilly-shally, undependable, halfhearted, fly-by-night, spineless, fickle, undecided
yellow (part of speech: adjective)
gilded, aurin, goldenrod, creamy, crocus, sulfur, primrose, lemon, sunny, amber, xanthic, buttery, cream-colored, straw, champagne, sunshine, chartreuse, honey, sallow, buff, honey-colored, canary, mustard, dandelion, tawny, flaxen, gold, ecru, sandy, fallow, maize, citron, jasmine, saffron, jaundiced, golden
fearful (part of speech: adjective)
- She wore a long, shining yellow dress, and her arms and neck were bare. - "What Dreams May Come", Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton.
- A yellow ring around the eye. - "Bird-Neighbors", Blanchan, Neltje.
- When he saw me his dark eyes lit up with that yellow glare I knew already. - "The Reckoning", Robert W. Chambers.