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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
yellow (adjective)
1.
a) of the color yellow
b) become yellowish through age, disease, or discoloration - sallow
c) sometimes offensive having a yellowish or light brown complexion or skin
2.
a) featuring sensational or scandalous items or ordinary news sensationally distorted - yellow journalism
b) - mean cowardly
yellow (noun)
1.
something yellow or marked by a yellow color as
a) sometimes offensive a person having or light brown skin - yellowish
b) the yolk of an egg
2.
a) a color whose hue resembles that of ripe lemons or sunflowers or is that of the portion of the spectrum lying between green and orange
b) a pigment or dye that colors yellow
3.
- jaundice
4.
any of several plant diseases caused especially by phytoplasmas and marked by of the foliage and stunting - yellowing
yellow (verb)
intransitive verb
transitive verb
to become or turn yellow to make yellow give a yellow tinge or color to - yellowed by time
Yellow (geographical name)
- see huang
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
yellow (adjective)
having or showing a shameful lack of courage
SYNONIMS:
chicken, chickenhearted, chicken-livered, craven, dastardly, gutless, lily-livered, milk-livered, poltroon, pusillanimous, recreant, spineless, unheroic, yellow
RELATED WORDS:
diffident, fainthearted, fearful, timid, timorous; afraid, frightened, scared; careful, cautious, wary; bashful, coy, shy; feeble, soft, unmanly, weak
NEAR ANTONYMS:
audacious, bold, brazen, cheeky, nervy; plucky, spirited, spunky; determined, resolute
brave, courageous, daring, dauntless, doughty, fearless, gallant, greathearted, gutsy, hardy, heroic ( heroical), intrepid, lionhearted, stalwart, stout, stouthearted, valiant, valorous
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