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yellow

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈjel.əʊ/ us    /-oʊ/
A1 a colour like that of a lemon or gold or the sun: It was early autumn and the leaves were turning yellow. You should wear more yellow - it suits you.
yellowness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  

yellow

adjective uk   /ˈjel.əʊ/ us    /-oʊ/

yellow adjective (COLOUR)

A1 of a colour like that of a lemon or gold or the sun: a bright yellow flower/T-shirt

yellow adjective (PEOPLE)

offensive belonging to a race that has pale yellowish-brown skin

yellow adjective (NOT BRAVE)

informal easily frightened and not brave
Synonym

yellow

verb [I or T] uk   /ˈjel.əʊ/ us    /-oʊ/
to become yellow, or to make something become yellow
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