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