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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(noun)

    Lacking courage.

    Synonyms:
    amber, cowardly

    Antonyms:
    red, green

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. yellow(a)

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

How to use yellow in a sentence?

  1. Van Avermaet:

    It was a good day, no incident, I'm glad I still have the yellow jersey ahead of tomorrow's stage.

  2. Pablo Picasso:

    Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun.

  3. 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.

  4. Yexue Li:

    The enamel on the vase is special because it uses yangcai (foreign) enamels on a yellow ground a special color traditionally reserved for the emperor, its a high-quality vase because it was court commissioned, so it would have been of a high value when it was made. It is very exciting, and weve had a lot of interest already.

  5. Noel Duan:

    This whole exhibition was about celebrating the influence of Chinese fashion -- yet no one understood the significance of Rihanna wearing a yellow cape with traditional Chinese embroidery, it's disappointing but not surprising.

How to pronounce yellow?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say yellow in sign language?

  1. yellow

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#733green
#983yellow
#2615healthy
#5908neutral
#9772brave
#12949honorable
#16760honourable
#23008courageous
#94143achromatic

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