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yellow

Definitions by Oxford


[ˈjɛləʊ], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- of the colour between green and orange in the spectrum, a primary subtractive colour complementary to blue; coloured like ripe lemons or egg yolks
(e.g: curly yellow hair)

- not brave; cowardly
(e.g: he'd better get back there quick and prove he's not yellow)

- (of a style of writing, especially in journalism) lurid and sensational
(e.g: he based his judgement on headlines and yellow journalism)


Phrases:
- the yellow peril

Origin:
Old English geolu, geolo, of West Germanic origin; related to Dutch geel and German gelb, also to gold


[ˈjɛləʊ], (Noun)

Definitions:
- yellow colour or pigment
(e.g: the craft detonated in a blaze of red and yellow)

- a yellow ball or piece in a game or sport, especially the yellow ball in snooker
(e.g: he missed an easy yellow in frame four)

- used in names of moths or butterflies that are mainly yellow in colour.

- any of a number of plant diseases in which the leaves turn yellow, typically caused by viruses and transmitted by insects.


Phrases:
- the yellow peril

Origin:


[ˈjɛləʊ], (Verb)

Definitions:
- become yellow, especially with age
(e.g: the cream paint was beginning to yellow)


Phrases:
- the yellow peril

Origin:







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