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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 ?
A long, yellowish young borzoi, one Nicholas did not know, from another leash, rushed impetuously at the wolf from in front and almost knocked her over.
Pontellier's eyes were quick and bright; they were a yellowish brown, about the color of her hair.
I found myself lying prone upon a bed of yellowish, mosslike vegetation which stretched around me in all directions for interminable miles.
Little mounds of yellowish green were away at the right, while on the left waved a group of tall leafy trees bearing yellow blossoms that looked like tassels and pompoms.
Their skins were thick and rugged, of a yellowish tint, approaching to red; their hair was short and scant.
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.
Pat is dead," said the Story Girl hopelessly, as we returned one evening from a bootless quest to Andrew Cowan's where a strange gray cat had been reported--a cat which turned out to be a yellowish brown nondescript, with no tail to speak of.
His face was short with a broad forehead, and furnished with a moustache as bristly as a cat's, and little patches of yellowish whiskers upon full cheeks.
Over the snow-covered roofs could be seen a decorated cross with chains, and above it the rising triangle of Charles's Wain with the yellowish light of Capella.
This sea-slug is about five inches long; and is of a dirty yellowish colour veined with purple.
Viewed from a hilltop it reflects the color of the sky; but near at hand it is of a yellowish tint next the shore where you can see the sand, then a light green, which gradually deepens to a uniform dark green in the body of the pond.
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.