What are some opposite words for yellow?

Antonyms for yellow
ˈyɛl oʊyel·low

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term yellow.

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  1. yellownoun

    Lacking courage.

    Synonyms:
    amber, cowardly

    Antonyms:
    red, green

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. yellow, yellownessadjective

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

    Antonyms:
    unsensational, new, honourable, brave, healthy, neutral, achromatic, honorable, courageous

    Synonyms:
    yellowness

  2. yellow, yellowish, xanthousadjective

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

    Antonyms:
    new, healthy, courageous, honourable, honorable, neutral, achromatic, unsensational, brave

    Synonyms:
    jaundiced, yellow-bellied, icteric, scandalmongering, white-livered, yellowed, xanthous, yellowish, chicken, lily-livered, yellow(a), chickenhearted, sensationalistic

  3. chicken, chickenhearted, lily-livered, white-livered, yellow, yellow-belliedadjective

    easily frightened

    Antonyms:
    courageous, brave, unsensational, honorable, healthy, neutral, new, achromatic, honourable

    Synonyms:
    jaundiced, yellow-bellied, icteric, scandalmongering, white-livered, yellowed, xanthous, yellowish, chicken, lily-livered, yellow(a), chickenhearted, sensationalistic

  4. yellow, yellowedadjective

    changed to a yellowish color by age

    "yellowed parchment"

    Antonyms:
    neutral, honorable, new, achromatic, healthy, courageous, unsensational, brave, honourable

    Synonyms:
    jaundiced, yellow-bellied, icteric, scandalmongering, white-livered, yellowed, xanthous, yellowish, chicken, lily-livered, yellow(a), chickenhearted, sensationalistic

  5. scandalmongering, sensationalistic, yellow(a)adjective

    typical of tabloids

    "sensational journalistic reportage of the scandal"; "yellow press"

    Antonyms:
    brave, neutral, healthy, new, honourable, achromatic, courageous, unsensational, honorable

  6. yellowadjective

    cowardly or treacherous

    "the little yellow stain of treason"-M.W.Straight; "too yellow to stand and fight"

    Antonyms:
    honorable, brave, unsensational, neutral, honourable, achromatic, healthy, courageous, new

    Synonyms:
    jaundiced, yellow-bellied, icteric, scandalmongering, white-livered, yellowed, xanthous, yellowish, chicken, lily-livered, yellow(a), chickenhearted, sensationalistic

  7. jaundiced, icteric, yellowverb

    affected by jaundice which causes yellowing of skin etc

    Antonyms:
    neutral, new, achromatic, brave, unsensational, honorable, honourable, healthy, courageous

    Synonyms:
    yellow(a), yellow-bellied, icteric, scandalmongering, white-livered, yellowed, xanthous, yellowish, chicken, lily-livered, jaundiced, chickenhearted, sensationalistic

  8. yellowverb

    turn yellow

    "The pages of the book began to yellow"

    Antonyms:
    achromatic, unsensational, brave, honorable, courageous, honourable, new, healthy, neutral

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. yellowadjective

    Synonyms:
    golden, sallow, tawny, ecru, amber, fallow, fulvous, croconic, jaundiced, fulvid, buff, luteous, saffron, ocherous, lurid

How to use yellow in a sentence?

  1. Jared Polis:

    The tree represents Colorados natural resources and spirit, the red symbolizes Colorados red soil and rocks. ... Yellow represents the states abundant sunshine and wheat of the Great Plains. Our dual peaks represent the many mountains in our state. And our rich blue base represents water, which is absolutely critical to our state.

  2. Bob Dylan, "If you see her, say hello":

    Sundown, yellow moon, I replay the past. I know every scene by heart, they all went by so fast.

  3. Allen Ginsberg:

    No monster vibration, no snake universe hallucinations. Many tiny jeweled violet flowers along the path of a living brook that looked like Blake's illustration for a canal in grassy Eden: huge Pacific watery shore, Orlovsky dancing naked like Shiva long-haired before giant green waves, titanic cliffs that Wordsworth mentioned in his own Sublime, great yellow sun veiled with mist hanging over the planet's oceanic horizon. No harm.

  4. John Franco:

    We used to call this Bernie Sanders in the 1970s standard speech -- we call it the' yellow legal pad speech' because Bernie Sanders in the 1970s would write it on a yellow legal pad and Bernie Sanders in the 1970s would give, it would be the same goddamn speech Bernie Sanders in the 1970s'd given 400 times in the past ! it's been the same speech. I can not watch Bernie Sanders in the 1970s in debates anymore. I won't watch Bernie Sanders in the 1970s in debates. I've heard it all before a thousand times.

  5. Jaimie Selke:

    This yellow shark is undoubtedly the most famous [ character ] I have ever worked with, having two young kids [ Jaimie Selke ] means that we have been singing this song at home for a very long time.

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#9772brave
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#16760honourable
#23008courageous
#94143achromatic

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