|1.||[ adjective ] similar to the color of an egg yolk|
|2.||[ adjective ] (color) similar to the color of an egg yolk|
|3.||[ noun ] (color) the quality or state of the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons|
|Related terms:||chromatic_color amber gamboge orange_yellow pale_yellow brownish_yellow old_gold greenish_yellow canary_yellow chrome_yellow|
|4.||[ verb ] (color) turn yellow|
"The pages of the book began to yellow"
|5.||[ adjective ] (informal) easily frightened|
|Synonyms:||chickenhearted lily-livered white-livered yellow-bellied chicken|
|Related terms:||colloquialism cowardly|
|6.||[ adjective ] changed to a yellowish color by age|
|7.||[ adjective ] (news) typical of tabloids|
"sensational journalistic reportage of the scandal" "yellow journalism"
|8.||[ adjective ] affected by jaundice which causes yellowing of skin etc|
|9.||[ adjective ] (archaic) showing or experiencing a state of disordered feeling or distorted judgment as through bitterness or melancholy|
"all looks yellow to the jaundiced eye"-Alexander Pope
|10.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 30865|
|11.||[ adjective ] cowardly or treacherous|
"the little yellow stain of treason"-M.W.Straight "too yellow to stand and fight"
|12.||[ adjective ] affected by jaundice which causes yellowing of skin etc|