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1. yellow

adjective. ['ˈjɛloʊ'] of the color intermediate between green and orange in the color spectrum; of something resembling the color of an egg yolk.

Synonyms

  • yellowish
  • xanthous

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • courage
  • unafraid

Etymology

  • yelwe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • geolu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Yellow

  • pasquariello
  • mastrangelo
  • tortoriello
  • santaniello
  • santangelo
  • pietrangelo
  • pasquarello
  • manganiello
  • fratangelo
  • darcangelo
  • cartusciello
  • tortorello
  • tamburello
  • romaniello
  • pirandello
  • picariello
  • muscarello
  • monticello
  • montebello
  • minichiello
  • manganello
  • giovanniello
  • colangelo
  • carangelo
  • tumminello
  • tuminello
  • torsiello
  • tomasello
  • stangelo
  • scarpello

How do you spell yellow? Is it yelow ?

A common misspelling of yellow is yelow

Example sentences of the word yellow


1. Adjective
Sew a length of yellow ribbon to the bottom edge of a long black pencil skirt.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Add a very bright yellow to the blue and mix the two colors together with the same brush.

Quotes containing the word yellow


1. [...]the only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars and in the middle you see the blue centerlight pop and everybody goes “Awww!
- Jack Kerouac, On the Road

2. What I need is the dandelion in the spring. The bright yellow that means rebirth instead of destruction. The promise that life can go on, no matter how bad our losses. That it can be good again.
- Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay

3. Humor has historically been tied to the mores of the day. The Yellow Kid was predicated on what people thought was funny about the immigrant Irish. When you're different in a society, you're funny.
- Will Eisner

2. yellow-brown

adjective. of a medium to dark brownish yellow color.

Synonyms

  • amber
  • chromatic

Antonyms

  • uncolored
  • off-white
  • blue-gray

3. yellow-green

adjective. of a color midway between yellow and green.

Antonyms

  • uncolored

4. yellow

noun. ['ˈjɛloʊ'] yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons.

Synonyms

  • amber
  • maize
  • old gold
  • lemon yellow
  • spectral colour
  • canary
  • wheat
  • gold
  • orange yellow
  • gamboge
  • greenish yellow
  • canary yellow
  • straw
  • pale yellow
  • saffron
  • yellowness
  • lemon
  • chromatic colour
  • chromatic color
  • spectral color

Antonyms

  • colored
  • colorless
  • uninterestingness
  • colorful

Etymology

  • yelwe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • geolu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. yellow

verb. ['ˈjɛloʊ'] turn yellow.

Synonyms

  • colour
  • discolor
  • color

Antonyms

  • color
  • unprejudiced
  • well
  • wholesome

Etymology

  • yelwe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • geolu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. yellow

adjective. ['ˈjɛloʊ'] easily frightened.

Synonyms

  • lily-livered
  • white-livered
  • fearful
  • chickenhearted
  • chicken
  • cowardly

Antonyms

  • colorlessness
  • nonmetallic
  • gather
  • uncover

Etymology

  • yelwe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • geolu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. yellow

adjective. ['ˈjɛloʊ'] changed to a yellowish color by age.

Synonyms

  • yellowed

Antonyms

  • stay
  • whiten

Etymology

  • yelwe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • geolu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. yellow

adjective. ['ˈjɛloʊ'] typical of tabloids.

Synonyms

  • scandalmongering
  • sensationalistic

Antonyms

  • discolor
  • chromatic color
  • uncolored

Etymology

  • yelwe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • geolu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. yellow

adjective. ['ˈjɛloʊ'] affected by jaundice which causes yellowing of skin etc.

Synonyms

  • unhealthy
  • icteric

Antonyms

  • noble
  • bold
  • unalarming

Etymology

  • yelwe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • geolu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. yellow

adjective. ['ˈjɛloʊ'] cowardly or treacherous.

Synonyms

  • dishonorable

Antonyms

  • good
  • blacken

Etymology

  • yelwe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • geolu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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