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Synonyms for yellow
ˈyɛl oʊyel·low

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Wiktionary

  1. yellownoun

    To cause to become yellow or more yellow.

    Synonyms:
    cowardly, amber

    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. Vladan Kuzmanović:

    Sabism is an art and theatric movement of 21st century occupied with the philotipes, mythologic forms, schematism and chromatic scales, dual art, logism of color, cult art, conglomeration. As an art movement it tries to explore word act, group performance, collective structure, fruitfulness and aesthetics of multitude through philotipes as implicit connotation of colors or schemes in their general use (honeysuckle yellow, female, courtly, savage, dionysiaque).

  2. Russell Schultz:

    All( of a) sudden fights are breaking out all over the place, and here come marching across a field are these guys in black-and-yellow-striped polos, and it, to me, it just looked like something from' Braveheart.'.

  3. Allen Cook:

    The envelope was old and yellow. It has never been opened. It was unbelievable when my son-in-law started reading it. In the letter she was talking about the baby she was going to have.

  4. Don Felder:

    I think Don Henley is a brilliant contemporary rock writer. He would have been a fabulous poet if he weren't a musician. He was a literary major, and not only that - he's gifted with a brilliant voice. To me, Don could sing the New York City Yellow Pages and I'd buy it. I just love the sound of his voice.

  5. 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.


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