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  Definition of yellow
  1. the quality or state of the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons
  2. turn yellow; "The pages of the book began to yellow"
  3. easily frightened
  4. similar to the color of an egg yolk
  5. affected by jaundice which causes yellowing of skin etc
  6. cowardly or treacherous; "the little yellow stain of treason"-M.W.Straight; "too yellow to stand and fight"
  7. changed to a yellowish color by age; "yellowed parchment"
Similar Words: yellowness, chicken, chickenhearted, lily-livered, white-livered, yellow-bellied, yellowish, xanthous, jaundiced, icteric, yellowed

 

Hyponyms: chrome yellow, canary yellow, canary, amber, gold, brownish yellow, gamboge, lemon, lemon yellow, maize, old gold, orange yellow, saffron, pale yellow, straw, greenish yellow

 

Derivational Morphology: yellowness

 

Language Translations:
Afrikaans: geel and laf   Armenian: դեղին  
Basque: hori   Bosnian: žuta  
Breton: melen   Bulgarian: жълт  
Catalan: covard and groc   Croatian: žut  
Danish: gul   Dutch: geel and laf  
Esperanto: flava   Estonian: kollane  
Finnish: keltainen and pelkuri   French: froussard and jaune  
Frisian: giel   Galician: marelo, amarelo  
German: feige and Gelb   Greek: κίτρινο and κίτρινος  
Hebrew: פחדן and צהוב   Hindi: पीला  
Hungarian: gyáva and sárga   Icelandic: gulur and huglaus  
Ido: flava   Indonesian: kuning  
Interlingua: coarde and jalne   Irish: buí  
Italian: codardo and giallo   Japanese: 臆病な and 黄色 and 黄色い  
Korean: 노란 and 겁많은 and 황색   Kurdish: zer and زه‌رد  
Latin: flavus   Latvian: dzeltens  
Lithuanian: geltonas   Malayalam: മഞ്ഞ  
Maltese: isfar   Norwegian: gul  
Novial: gelbi   Polish: tchórzliwy and żółty and żółć  
Portuguese: amarelo and covarde   Romanian: galben and laş  
Russian: жёлтый and трусливый   Serbian: жут  
Slovak: žltý   Slovene: rumena  
Slovenian: rumen   Spanish: amarillo and cobarde  
Swedish: feg and gul   Telugu: పసుపు  
Turkish: sarı   Ukrainian: жовтий  
Vietnamese: hòang   Welsh: melyn  
 
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