Synonyms of yellow


1. yellow, yellowness, chromatic color, chromatic colour, spectral color, spectral colour

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


1. yellow, discolor, discolour, colour, color

usage: turn yellow; "The pages of the book began to yellow"


1. yellow, yellowish, xanthous, chromatic (vs. achromatic)

usage: of the color intermediate between green and orange in the color spectrum; of something resembling the color of an egg yolk

2. chicken, chickenhearted, lily-livered, white-livered, yellow, yellow-bellied, cowardly (vs. brave), fearful

usage: easily frightened

3. yellow, yellowed, old (vs. new)

usage: changed to a yellowish color by age; "yellowed parchment"

4. scandalmongering, sensationalistic, yellow(prenominal), sensational (vs. unsensational)

usage: typical of tabloids; "sensational journalistic reportage of the scandal"; "yellow press"

5. yellow, dishonorable (vs. honorable), dishonourable

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

6. jaundiced, icteric, yellow, unhealthy (vs. healthy)

usage: affected by jaundice which causes yellowing of skin etc

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Definition and meaning of yellow (Dictionary)