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Synonyms for yellow
ˈyɛl oʊyel·low

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Wiktionary

  1. yellownoun

    Lacking courage.

    Synonyms:
    amber, cowardly

    Antonyms:
    red, green

Princeton's WordNet

  1. yellow, yellownessadjective

    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, xanthousadjective

    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-belliedadjective

    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, yellowedadjective

    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)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"

    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, yellowverb

    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. yellowverb

    turn yellow

    "The pages of the book began to yellow"

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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. yellowadjective

    Synonyms:
    golden, FULVOUS, FULVID, gold-colored

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. yellowadjective

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

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How to use yellow in a sentence?

  1. John Sanford:

    It’s not whether you are gay or transgender or black or white or yellow or pink. To me it doesn’t matter, if you walk through my door I’ll be happy to fix you a plate of barbecue.

  2. Geraint Thomas:

    Egan is in yellow so the main thing is he finishes the job. I haven't seen any GC but for sure he'll have a decent advantage so we fully support him now.

  3. Rohan Millar:

    It's a very simple platform. As the major parties are engaging in negative campaigning, he's got the bright yellow colors, offering a new direction, a return to jobs and prosperity, there's large tracts of Australia where he resonates.

  4. Julia Haller:

    One of the typical color confusions we see is blue/yellow, so perhaps in this dress, the black has a bit of blue and the gold has a bit of yellow.

  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.

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