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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. yellow, yellowness(adj)

    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, xanthous(adj)

    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-bellied(adj)

    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, yellowed(adj)

    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)(adj)

    typical of tabloids

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

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

  6. yellow(adj)

    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, yellow(verb)

    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. yellow(verb)

    turn yellow

    "The pages of the book began to yellow"

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

Wiktionary

  1. yellow(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    amber, cowardly

    Antonyms:
    red, green

How to use yellow in a sentence?

  1. Bob Doll:

    The market is flashing a yellow light right now.

  2. Piet Faure:

    They are going to have to switch from white to yellow.

  3. Benjamin Franklin:

    This also has a yellow face but it's shaggier looking.

  4. Charlie Whiting:

    It will be done routinely if there’s a double-waved yellow flag.

  5. Moody Blues, "Tuesday Afternoon":

    Red is grey and yellow white We decide which is right and which is an illusion.

How to pronounce yellow?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say yellow in sign language?

  1. yellow

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