Wednesday, January 22, 2014

yellow

adjective
adjective: yellow; comparative adjective: yellower; superlative adjective: yellowest
  1. 1.
    of the color between green and orange in the spectrum, a primary subtractive color complementary to blue; colored like ripe lemons or egg yolks.
    "curly yellow hair"
    synonyms:flaxen, golden, gold, blond/blonde, fair; More
    lemon, cadmium yellow, daffodil, mustard, primrose yellow;
    tawny, fulvous
    "yellow hair"
    • offensive
      having a naturally yellowish or olive skin (as used to describe Chinese or Japanese people).
    • denoting a warning of danger that is thought to be near but not actually imminent.
      "he put Camp Visoko on yellow alert"
  2. 2.
    informal
    cowardly.
    "he'd better get back there quick and prove he's not yellow"
    • archaic
      showing jealousy or suspicion.
  3. 3.
    (of a book or newspaper) unscrupulously sensational.