Associations to the word «Yellow»
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YELLOW, adjective. Having yellow as its colour.
YELLOW, adjective. (informal) Lacking courage.
YELLOW, adjective. (publishing) (journalism) Characterized by sensationalism, lurid content, and doubtful accuracy.
YELLOW, adjective. (chiefly derogatory) (offensive) Far East Asian (relating to Asian people).
YELLOW, adjective. (dated) (US) High yellow.
YELLOW, adjective. (UK) (politics) Related to the Liberal Democrats.
YELLOW, adjective. (Germany) (politics) Related to the Free Democratic Party.
YELLOW, noun. The colour of gold or butter; the colour obtained by mixing green and red light, or by subtracting blue from white light.
YELLOW, noun. (US) The intermediate light in a set of three traffic lights, the illumination of which indicates that drivers should stop short of the intersection if it is safe to do so.
YELLOW, noun. (snooker) One of the colour balls used in snooker, with a value of 2 points.
YELLOW, noun. (pocket billiards) One of two groups of object balls, or a ball from that group, as used in the principally British version of pool that makes use of unnumbered balls (the (yellow[s] and red[s]); contrast stripes and solids in the originally American version with numbered balls).
YELLOW, noun. (sports) yellow card
YELLOW, verb. (intransitive) To become yellow or more yellow.
YELLOW, verb. (transitive) To make (something) yellow or more yellow.
YELLOW 2G, noun. (chemistry) A yellow azo dye used as a food colouring.
YELLOW ANEMONE, noun. The flower species Anemone ranunculoides.
YELLOW ANEMONES, noun. Plural of yellow anemone
YELLOW ATROPHY, noun. A fatal condition of the liver in which it undergoes fatty degeneration and becomes rapidly smaller and of a deep yellow tinge. The marked symptoms are black vomit, delirium, convulsions, coma, and jaundice.
YELLOW BACK, noun. Coward.
YELLOW BARK, noun. Calisaya
YELLOW BELLS, noun. A yellow-flowered shrub native from the southern US to Central America, Tecoma stans
YELLOW BELLY, noun. Alternative spelling of yellowbelly
YELLOW BILE, noun. One of the four humours of ancient and mediaeval physiology, that was believed to be secreted by the liver and to cause irascibility, anger, and bad temper when present in excess.
YELLOW BIRCH, noun. A species of birch native to North America, Betula alleghaniensis
YELLOW BIRD'S-NEST, noun. A plant, Monotropa hypopitys.
YELLOW BIRD'S-NESTS, noun. Plural of yellow bird's-nest
YELLOW BONE, noun. (AAVE) A light-skinned person of mixed ethnicity including black.
YELLOW BONES, noun. Plural of yellow bone
YELLOW BOY, noun. (firearms) (informal) A Winchester Model 1866 lever action rifle.
YELLOW BOY, noun. (slang) (obsolete) A gold coin.
YELLOW BOYS, noun. Plural of yellow boy
YELLOW BRICK ROAD, noun. (idiomatic) (often humorous) A proverbial path to a Promised Land of one's hopes and dreams.
YELLOW BUGLE, noun. Ajuga chamaepitys, a flowering plant of the family Lamiaceae.
YELLOW CAB, noun. (offensive) (ethnic slur) An Asian woman, regarded as a sexual object.
YELLOW CABS, noun. Plural of yellow cab
YELLOW CAKE, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see Any yellow-colored cake (dessert).
YELLOW CAKE, noun. (figuratively) uranium ore
YELLOW CARD, noun. (sports) a yellow-coloured card, shown to a player, (especially in association football), as a caution that he has committed a flagrant foul; a further such foul would result in a red card.
YELLOW CARDS, noun. Plural of yellow card
YELLOW COPPERAS, noun. Copiapite
YELLOW DOG, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see yellow, dog.
YELLOW DOG, noun. (US) (especially Southern US) A Carolina dog.
YELLOW DOG, noun. (US) (informal) An item or person of low value.
YELLOW DOG, noun. (US) (politics) (uncommon) Shortening of yellow dog Democrat.
YELLOW DOG, noun. Alternative letter-case form of yellow dog, chiefly used when the word has the sense "Carolina dog" or the sense "Yellow Dog Democrat".
YELLOW DOG CONTRACT, noun. (legal) An agreement between an employer and an employee in which the employee agrees, as a condition of employment, not to be a member of a labor union whilst employed.
YELLOW DOG CONTRACTS, noun. Plural of yellow dog contract
YELLOW DOG DEMOCRAT, noun. Alternative letter-case form of Yellow Dog Democrat.
YELLOW DOG DEMOCRAT, noun. (US) A Democrat, especially a Southern one, who votes a straight party ticket; one who invariably votes for Democratic candidates.
YELLOW DOG DEMOCRATS, noun. Plural of yellow dog Democrat
YELLOW DOG DEMOCRATS, noun. Plural of Yellow Dog Democrat
YELLOW DOGS, noun. Plural of yellow dog.
YELLOW DOGS, noun. Plural of Yellow Dog
YELLOW ELDER, noun. Yellow bells, Tecoma stans
YELLOW ELDERS, noun. Plural of yellow elder
YELLOW FAT DISEASE, proper noun. Pansteatitis
YELLOW FEVER, noun. (pathology) An acute febrile illness of tropical regions, caused by a flavivirus and spread by mosquitoes, characterised by jaundice, black vomit and the absence of urination.
YELLOW FEVER, noun. (slang) The attraction of a person of non-East Asian descent towards people of East Asian descent.
YELLOW FLAG, noun. A Eurasian and northwest-African aquatic iris, Iris pseudacorus.
YELLOW GREASE, noun. (idiomatic) Used vegetable oil purposed for use as biodiesel.
YELLOW HAMMER, noun. (baseball) A curve ball, especially a breaking curve that is particularly difficult to hit.
YELLOW HAMMERS, noun. Plural of yellow hammer
YELLOW HARLEQUIN, noun. Corydalis flavula
YELLOW HORDE, noun. (derogatory) (racially offensive) (sometimes capitalized) East Asian nations or people, especially the people of China or Japan, conceived as foreign and menacing due to their vast population, non-Western cultures, or supposed antagonism to the West.
YELLOW HORDES, noun. Plural of yellow horde
YELLOW JACK, noun. The illness yellow fever
YELLOW JACK, noun. (nautical) A yellow flag used by ships as a warning of disease
YELLOW JACK, noun. The fish Caranx bartholomaei
YELLOW JERSEY, noun. (cycling) The yellow-colored shirt worn by the leader of a cycling race at a certain time. It is used in the Tour de France
YELLOW JERSEY, noun. (cycling) (by extension) The leader of a cycling race
YELLOW JESSAMINE, noun. A species of vine native to Central America and North America, Gelsemium sempervirens
YELLOW JOURNALISM, noun. (idiomatic) Journalism which is sensationalistic and of questionable accuracy and taste.
YELLOW LIGHT, noun. A traffic light, between the green light and the red light, indicating that vehicles may proceed with caution.
YELLOW LIGHT, noun. (idiomatic) Limited approval or permission to proceed.
YELLOW LIGHTS, noun. Plural of yellow light
YELLOW LOCUST, noun. (rare) black locust
YELLOW LOCUSTS, noun. Plural of yellow locust
YELLOW MAN, noun. (now) (considered an ethnic slur and offensive) An Asian man or someone with Asian heritage
YELLOW MAN, noun. (now) (considered an ethnic slur and offensive) Asian people collectively; Asian culture.
YELLOW MEN, noun. Plural of yellow man
YELLOW MENACE, noun. (singulare tantum) Synonym of yellow peril.
YELLOW METAL, noun. Muntz metal
YELLOW ONION, noun. A dry onion with a strong flavour and papery yellowish skin.
YELLOW ONIONS, noun. Plural of yellow onion
YELLOW ORIOLE, noun. A yellow or green passerine songbird, Oriolus flavocinctus, of New Guinea and northern Australia.
YELLOW PAGES, noun. A telephone directory that lists commercial organizations
YELLOW PERCH, noun. A species of perch found in North America, Perca flavescens, having a more yellowy colour than other species of perch.
YELLOW PERIL, noun. (derogatory) (racially offensive) (sometimes capitalized) The alleged threat to Western nations by East Asians, especially Chinese or Japanese people, due to their vast population, non-Western cultures, or supposed antagonism to the West.
YELLOW PERIL, noun. (derogatory) (racially offensive) (sometimes capitalized) East Asian nations or peoples, conceived as threatening.
YELLOW PHOSPHORUS, noun. Alternative name of white phosphorus
YELLOW PINE, noun. Any of various pine trees with wood of a yellow color.
YELLOW PINE, noun. A coniferous tree endemic to New Zealand, Halocarpus biformis.
YELLOW PINE, noun. (uncountable) The wood from any of these trees.
YELLOW POCKET, noun. (snooker) The corner pocket on a snooker table that is nearest the yellow spot.
YELLOW POCKETS, noun. Plural of yellow pocket
YELLOW POND LILY, noun. A plant of species Nuphar lutea, native to temperate regions in Europe, North Africa, and western Asia.
YELLOW POND-LILIES, noun. Plural of yellow pond-lily
YELLOW POND-LILY, noun. (botany) spatterdock
YELLOW POPLAR, noun. A species, Liriodendron tulipifera, of tree in the magnolia family, found in North America, with pale green or yellow leaves.
YELLOW PRECIPITATE, noun. Mercury(II) oxide
YELLOW PRESS, noun. (idiomatic) (usually collective) Newspapers which publish sensationalist articles rather than well researched and sober journalism.
YELLOW PRESSES, noun. Plural of yellow press
YELLOW RATTLE, noun. A flowering plant native to Eurasia, Rhinanthus minor.
YELLOW RATTLES, noun. Plural of yellow rattle
YELLOW RIBBON, noun. A ribbon worn or displayed to indicate the absence of a loved one, and the hope for their return.
YELLOW RIBBONS, noun. Plural of yellow ribbon
YELLOW RIVER, proper noun. Alternative term for Huang He
YELLOW ROCKET, noun. Any of various plants of the genus Barbarea, with yellow flowers.
YELLOW SALLIES, noun. Plural of yellow Sally
YELLOW SALLY, noun. (angling) A greenish or yellowish European stonefly of the genus Chloroperla.
YELLOW SALLYS, noun. Plural of yellow Sally
YELLOW SEA, proper noun. An arm of the Pacific Ocean between mainland China and the Korean peninsula.
YELLOW SHEET, noun. (US) (slang) A criminal record
YELLOW SIGATOKA, noun. A leaf spot disease of banana plants, caused by the ascomycete fungus Mycosphaerella musicola.
YELLOW SLUG, noun. Limax flavus (synonym Limacus flavus), a species of air-breathing land slug with a yellow body.
YELLOW SNOW, noun. Snow that is yellow due to urine.
YELLOW SNOW, noun. A mixed drink consisting of one part of pineapple juice and three parts of pineapple flavored vodka.
YELLOW SPOT, noun. (snooker) The spot on a snooker table where the yellow ball is normally placed.
YELLOW SPOTS, noun. Plural of yellow spot
YELLOW STATE, noun. (US) (idiomatic) A state of the United States where the Libertarian Party is influential.
YELLOW STATES, noun. Plural of yellow state
YELLOW TERROR, noun. (singulare tantum) Synonym of yellow peril.
YELLOW TRILLIUM, noun. Trillium luteum, native to the woodlands of the Great Smoky Mountains of the southeastern United States and adjoining areas.
YELLOW TRUMPETBUSH, noun. Yellow bells, Tecoma stans
YELLOW TRUMPETBUSHES, noun. Plural of yellow trumpetbush
YELLOW WARBLER, noun. A small, yellow-colored songbird.
YELLOW WARBLER, noun. A yellow New world warbler (family Parulidae), genus Setophaga, such as Setophaga petechia.
YELLOW WARBLER, noun. A yellow Old World warbler, any of several species family of Acrocephalidae, in genera Iduna and Calamonastides.
YELLOW WASH, noun. (pharmacy) Yellow oxide of mercury suspended in water; a mixture prepared by adding corrosive sublimate to limewater.
YELLOW WINE, noun. Alternative term for huangjiu
YELLOW WOOD ANEMONE, noun. Anemone ranunculoides, a plant species in the buttercup (Ranunculaceae) family.
YELLOW WOOD ANEMONES, noun. Plural of yellow wood anemone
YELLOW WOOD SORREL, noun. Alternative form of yellow woodsorrel
YELLOW WOODLAND ANEMONE, noun. A parallel name for yellow wood anemone
YELLOW WOODLAND ANEMONES, noun. Plural of yellow woodland anemone
YELLOW WOODSORREL, noun. A low spreading plant with yellow flowers and clover-like leaves, Oxalis stricta.
YELLOW, noun. Yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons.
YELLOW, verb. Turn yellow; "The pages of the book began to yellow".
YELLOW, adjective. Of the color intermediate between green and orange in the color spectrum; of something resembling the color of an egg yolk.
YELLOW, adjective. Easily frightened.
YELLOW, adjective. Changed to a yellowish color by age; "yellowed parchment".
YELLOW, adjective. Typical of tabloids; "sensational journalistic reportage of the scandal"; "yellow press".
YELLOW, adjective. Cowardly or treacherous; "the little yellow stain of treason"-M.W.Straight; "too yellow to stand and fight".
YELLOW, adjective. Affected by jaundice which causes yellowing of skin etc.
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