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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

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

Our flag is red, white and blue, but our nation is a rainbow - red, yellow, brown, black and white - and we're all precious in God's sight.
Jesse Brown

I wanted to write a book that talked about the emotions of children, which is the rainbow. We all have moods. We talk about being blue when we're sad, and being yellow when we're cowards, and when we're mad, we're red.
Dolly Parton
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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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