Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Somewhat yellow; tinged with yellow.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Tending to be yellow; somewhat yellow; yellowy: as, the yellowish monitor, Varanus flavescens.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Somewhat yellow.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Somewhat yellow (in colour).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of the color intermediate between green and orange in the color spectrum; of something resembling the color of an egg yolk

Etymologies

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yellow +‎ -ish

Examples

  • 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.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • 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.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • 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.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • 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.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • 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 Hills of the Shatemuc

  • "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.

    Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon

  • Previously thought to be an "animal-only" pigment, bilirubin is best known as the yellowish hue associated with bruises and jaundice sufferers.

    innovations-report

  • Previously thought to be an "animal-only" pigment, bilirubin is best known as the yellowish hue associated with bruises and

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • Previously thought to be an "animal-only" pigment, bilirubin is best known as the yellowish hue associated with bruises and jaundice sufferers.

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  • Mmmm, actually the resulting sauce is kind of yellowish, you get this color just by mixing the ingredients really, no secret technique.

    Peruvian Dish: Papa a la Huancaína

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