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Overview of noun yellow

The noun yellow has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (8) yellow, yellowness

(yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons)


Overview of verb yellow

The verb yellow has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) yellow

(turn yellow; "The pages of the book began to yellow")


Overview of adj yellow

The adj yellow has 6 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (26) yellow, yellowish, xanthous

(of the color intermediate between green and orange in the color spectrum; of something resembling the color of an egg yolk)

2. (2) chicken, chickenhearted, lily-livered, white-livered, yellow, yellow-bellied

(easily frightened)

3. (1) yellow, yellowed

(changed to a yellowish color by age; "yellowed parchment")

4. scandalmongering, sensationalistic, yellow

(typical of tabloids; "sensational journalistic reportage of the scandal"; "yellow press")

5. yellow

(cowardly or treacherous; "the little yellow stain of treason"-M.W.Straight; "too yellow to stand and fight")

6. jaundiced, icteric, yellow

(affected by jaundice which causes yellowing of skin etc)

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