What does the word yellowish mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Somewhat yellow.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • YELLOWISHNESS.

Usage examples for yellowish

  1. In summer his coat is a light yellowish- brown, becoming very dark on his neck and underneath. – The-Burgess-Animal-Book-for-Children by Burgess, Thornton W. (Thornton Waldo)
  2. Carley saw the heads of men above other corral fences, and there was also a thick yellowish smoke rising from somewhere. – The Call of the Canyon by Zane Grey
  3. It has assumed a yellowish- grey colour and is nearly opaque, so that the vessel appears to sail in clay mud. – The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II by A.E. Nordenskieold
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