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Synonyms for yellow

Synonyms for (noun) yellow

Synonyms: yellow, yellowness Definition: yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons

Similar words: spectral color, spectral colour, chromatic color, chromatic colour Definition: a color that has hue

Synonyms for (verb) yellow

Synonyms: yellow Definition: turn yellow Usage: The pages of the book began to yellow

Similar words: color, colour, discolor, discolour Definition: change color, often in an undesired manner Usage: The shirts discolored

Synonyms for (adjective) yellow

Synonyms: chicken, chickenhearted, lily-livered, white-livered, yellow, yellow-bellied Definition: easily frightened

Similar words: fearful, cowardly Definition: lacking courage; ignobly timid and faint-hearted Usage: cowardly dogs, ye will not aid me then- P.B.Shelley

Synonyms: xanthous, yellow, yellowish Definition: of the color intermediate between green and orange in the color spectrum; of something resembling the color of an egg yolk

Similar words: chromatic Definition: being or having or characterized by hue

Synonyms: icteric, jaundiced, yellow Definition: affected by jaundice which causes yellowing of skin etc

Similar words: unhealthy Definition: not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind Usage: unhealthy ulcers

Synonyms: yellow Definition: cowardly or treacherous Usage: the little yellow stain of treason-M.W.Straight; too yellow to stand and fight

Similar words: dishonorable, dishonourable Definition: lacking honor or integrity; deserving dishonor Usage: dishonorable in thought and deed

Synonyms: yellow, yellowed Definition: changed to a yellowish color by age Usage: yellowed parchment

Similar words: old Definition: of long duration; not new Usage: old tradition; old house; old wine; old country; old friendships; old money

Synonyms: sensationalistic, scandalmongering, yellow Definition: typical of tabloids Usage: sensational journalistic reportage of the scandal; yellow press

Similar words: sensational Definition: causing intense interest, curiosity, or emotion