yellowish


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yel·low·ish

 (yĕl′ō-ĭsh)
adj.
Somewhat yellow; tinged with yellow.

yel•low•ish

(ˈyɛl oʊ ɪʃ)

adj.
somewhat yellow; yellowy.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.yellowish - of the color intermediate between green and orange in the color spectrum; of something resembling the color of an egg yolk
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
Translations
kellertävä
gulaktig

yellowish

[ˈjeləʊɪʃ] ADJamarillento

yellowish

adjgelblich; yellowish-brown/-greengelblich braun/grün

yellowish

[ˈjɛləʊɪʃ] adjgiallastro/a, giallognolo/a

yellowish

a. amarillento-a.

yellowish

adj amarillento
References in classic literature ?
I told Mother black with a white handle, but she forgot and bought a green one with a yellowish handle.
Pontellier's eyes were quick and bright; they were a yellowish brown, about the color of her hair.
Had you followed Captain Ahab down into his cabin after the squall that took place on the night succeeding that wild ratification of his purpose with his crew, you would have seen him go to a locker in the transom, and bringing out a large wrinkled roll of yellowish sea charts, spread them before him on his screwed-down table.
Full in this rapid wake, and many fathoms in the rear, swam a huge, humped old bull, which by his comparatively slow progress, as well as by the unusual yellowish incrustations overgrowing him, seemed afflicted with the jaundice, or some other infirmity.
The king's letter was written in blue characters upon a rare and precious skin of yellowish colour, and these were the words of it: "The King of the Indies, before whom walk a thousand elephants, who lives in a palace, of which the roof blazes with a hundred thousand rubies, and whose treasure house contains twenty thousand diamond crowns, to the Caliph Haroun al Raschid sends greeting.
I found myself lying prone upon a bed of yellowish, mosslike vegetation which stretched around me in all directions for interminable miles.
Their skins were thick and rugged, of a yellowish tint, approaching to red; their hair was short and scant.
There Passepartout beheld beautiful fir and cedar groves, sacred gates of a singular architecture, bridges half hid in the midst of bamboos and reeds, temples shaded by immense cedar-trees, holy retreats where were sheltered Buddhist priests and sectaries of Confucius, and interminable streets, where a perfect harvest of rose-tinted and red-cheeked children, who looked as if they had been cut out of Japanese screens, and who were playing in the midst of short-legged poodles and yellowish cats, might have been gathered.
But beneath my fingers, as if by magic, in proportion as the fire ascended, I saw yellowish characters appear on the paper.
He was dressed in an awkward suit of yellowish brown.
They are none of your pearls--some pearls are yellowish, you know--but they are teeth; just what ought to be in a handsome girl's mouth.
Her yellowish flaxen hair did not curl naturally, I admit, but its bright crisp ringlets were such smooth, perfect miniature tubes, that you would have longed to pass your little finger through them, and feel their soft elasticity.