Adjective Definition

yellow

1.Definition: affected by jaundice which causes yellowing of skin etc

Related Adjective(s):icteric, jaundiced


2.Definition: changed to a yellowish color by age

"Yellowed parchment"

Related Adjective(s):yellowed


3.Definition: cowardly or treacherous

"The little yellow stain of treason", "Too yellow to stand and fight"


4.Definition: easily frightened

Related Adjective(s):chicken, chickenhearted


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

Related Adjective(s):xanthous, yellowish


6.Definition: typical of tabloids

"Yellow press"

Related Adjective(s):scandalmongering, sensationalistic




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