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Definition of Yellow

Yellow

  1. Cowardly; hence, dishonorable; mean; contemptible; as, he has a yellow streak.
  2. Sensational; -- said of some newspapers, their makers, etc.; as, yellow journal, journalism, etc.
  3. Being of a bright saffronlike color; of the color of gold or brass; having the hue of that part of the rainbow, or of the solar spectrum, which is between the orange and the green.
  4. A bright golden color, reflecting more light than any other except white; the color of that part of the spectrum which is between the orange and green.
  5. A yellow pigment.
  6. To make yellow; to cause to have a yellow tinge or color; to dye yellow.
  7. To become yellow or yellower.

Yellow Quotations

Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun.
Pablo Picasso

There is no blue without yellow and without orange.
Vincent Van Gogh

That's what he was saying, the civil rights movement - judge me for my character, not how black my skin is, not how yellow my skin is, how short I am, how tall or fat or thin; It's by my character.
Pam Grier

I really just want to be warm yellow light that pours over everyone I love.
Conor Oberst

I like to think I play rugby as it should be played - there are no yellow or red cards in my collection - but I cannot say I'm an angel.
Jonny Wilkinson
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Yellow Translations

yellow in Afrikaans is geel
yellow in Danish is gul
yellow in Dutch is geel
yellow in Finnish is keltainen
yellow in French is jaune
yellow in German is gelb
yellow in Italian is giallo
yellow in Latin is crocinus, croceus
yellow in Norwegian is gul
yellow in Portuguese is amarelo
yellow in Spanish is amarillo
yellow in Swedish is gul
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