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Synonyms for yellow
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. yellow, yellowness(adj)

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

    Synonyms:
    yellowness

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

  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

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

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

  3. chicken, chickenhearted, lily-livered, white-livered, yellow, yellow-bellied(adj)

    easily frightened

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

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

  4. yellow, yellowed(adj)

    changed to a yellowish color by age

    "yellowed parchment"

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

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

  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"

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

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

  7. jaundiced, icteric, yellow(verb)

    affected by jaundice which causes yellowing of skin etc

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

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

  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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. yellow(a.)

    Synonyms:
    golden, FULVOUS, FULVID, gold-colored

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. yellow(a)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "yellow":

    jaune, amarillo, yolk, wong, lutea, huang, amber, yellowish, flue-cured, gook, -green, hwang, scab, selective-yellow

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How to use yellow in a sentence?

  1. Anthony Fauci:

    Someone who is probably a rural worker in the woods, in the forest, in the jungle gets bit by a mosquito who is infected with yellow fever but likely got it from a monkey, so it goes from animal to human, but it doesn't get into the population of Aedes aegypti, which are very frequent in the big cities like Rio de Janeiro.

  2. United States:

    It seems Jill Ellis left Lindsey out against Spain to protect Jill Ellis from getting another yellow card and missing the quarter-final, but to me that was a little arrogant, putting Lindsey on in the 89th minute seemed a little bizarre : she is either being protected or she isnt.

  3. Stacey Robinault:

    The spouse is always the prime suspect, and it doesnt help that her friends are saying that she told them about a tumultuous relationship, she said in an email. Speaking generally, Baden said recent past injuries could be evident on a victims body, depending on how old they are. In some cases, certain injuries can be present for many weeks. You take a discolorationits purple or blue or red or yellow or green and look at it under the microscope, one can get a good idea of how long theyve been there, Baden said. ALEXIS SHARKEYS MOM CONVINCED FOUL PLAY TO BLAME IN DAUGHTERS DEATH Tom Sharkey told local ABC13 he and his wife did not fight before she left that Friday, but he He added:I know what my life was with my wife.

  4. Nick Gulizia:

    Oh, it was awful, one wall was purple, one was yellow and one was teal green. But it kind of made Lucky’s a unique shop, one that was fun to go to, rather than getting beaten down on by fluorescent lights.

  5. The UCI:

    Following discussions( with local organizers), it's been decided that the start will be delayed to 1530( local time) to allow water to be cleared, the organizing committee and the county are deploying marshals to yellow flag areas with standing water and staff and vehicles are draining water on the roads to ensure riders' safety.


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