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Definition of "yellowish" []

  • Somewhat yellow; tinged with yellow. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "yellowish" in a sentence
  • "The trout of the Río Yaqui, Río Mayo, and Río San Lorenzo drainages are characterized by yellowish background colors and a pink rainbow band in mature fish."
  • "One soft feathery head was in yellowish green, another of more neutral colour; and blending with them were the tints of a few reddish soft-tinted alders below."
  • ""The slaty colour of Wolf's drawing is probably due to an incorrect conception of Hodgson's term grey, which he defines as a yellowish-grey."