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Definitions for yellowish
ˈyɛl oʊ ɪʃyel·low·ish

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. yellow, yellowish, xanthousadjective

    of the color intermediate between green and orange in the color spectrum; of something resembling the color of an egg yolk


  1. yellowishadjective

    Somewhat yellow (in colour).

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Yellowishadjective

    Approaching to yellow.

    Etymology: from yellow.

    Although amber be commonly of a yellowish colour, yet there is found of it also black, white, brown, green, blue, and purple. John Woodward, Natural History.


  1. yellowish

    Varieties of the color yellow may differ in hue, chroma (also called saturation, intensity, or colorfulness) or lightness (or value, tone, or brightness), or in two or three of these qualities. Variations in value are also called tints and shades, a tint being a yellow or other hue mixed with white, a shade being mixed with black. A large selection of these various colors is shown below.


  1. yellowish

    Yellowish refers to a color that is somewhat yellow or having a tint, hue, or shade of yellow. It is often used to describe something that appears slightly or partially yellow in color.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Yellowishadjective

    somewhat yellow; as, amber is of a yellowish color

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of yellowish in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of yellowish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of yellowish in a Sentence

  1. Ramon Diaz:

    The pathologists told us that he had a strange color, that he looked yellowish, they asked if he had hepatitis, and we said, 'No, he was healthy.'.

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