Definitions

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  • adv. In a yellow manner; with yellow colour.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a yellow manner; with an appearance of yellowness.

Etymologies

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yellow +‎ -ly

Examples

  • The two hounds whirled around him, their jaws higher than his head, their eyes burning yellowly.

    A Winter Haunting

  • On the neighboring pier a lone torch flickered yellowly from a sconce set in stone.

    Conan and the Emerald Lotus

  • So here we were in October, with the leaves weeping yellowly from the trees.

    Come To Grief

  • From the needle there snaked a long thin transparent pipe that glistened yellowly in the light from the street lamp and hung in a gentle curl from a thick plastic bag s uspended from a tall metal stand.

    The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul

  • The glow of the lighter shone yellowly on the brass plate near the door which said: _An Affiliate of Westminster Bank, Ltd.

    The Penal Cluster

  • Outside the hotel she could just distinguish the blurred shape of the car, the lamps flaring yellowly in the mist; but the shops and houses opposite were blotted out by the curtain of fog; and she knew she risked running into the man from whom she longed, desperately, to escape.

    The Making of a Soul

  • Dead in the center, brighter than all the rest, Ertado's Star, the sun of Tanith, burned yellowly.

    Space Viking

  • At Mrs. Bostum's boarding-house, one of a row of the stare-faced packing-cases of the summer city, bathing-suits drying and kicking over veranda rails, a late quiet had fallen, only one window showing yellowly in the peak of its top story.

    Humoresque A Laugh on Life with a Tear Behind It

  • Its lights twinkled yellowly through the grayness, but I was less concerned with the approaching car than with the solitary traveler who had descended from it.

    The Return of Dr. Fu-Manchu

  • Ten minutes later, Nayland Smith and I, standing beside the cab, whose lights gleamed yellowly through the mist, exchanged a struggling, frightened bird for our lives -- capitulated with the enemy of the white race.

    The Return of Dr. Fu-Manchu

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